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U.S. OPEN TENNIS ROUND ONE IN NEW YORK
Nikolay Davydenko of Russia serves the ball to Jesse Levine of the USA during Round 1 of the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in New York on August 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Jesse Levine (born October 15, 1987) is a left-handed, Canadian-born American professional tennis player. He achieved his career-high rank of # 94 on November 3, 2008.

As a 13-year-old, in 2001 Levine won the U.S. Clay Court 14 Nationals singles championship, and as a 15-year-old he won the USTA boys' 16s doubles championship with his doubles partner. As a 17-year-old, he won the 2005 Wimbledon boys' doubles championship with his doubles partner. Playing one year of No. 1 singles as a freshman for the University of Florida in 2007, he lost only one match, finishing his career with a 24-1 record.

In June 2009 he scored his most significant victory to date, defeating world # 24 (and former world # 1) Marat Safin at Wimbledon. The following month he defeated the second top-50 player player of his career, world # 48 Philipp Petzschner.

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