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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Former Baylor Tennis Star Wins Opening Round At Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND (June 23, 2009) - Former Baylor Bear Benjamin Becker cruised to an opening round victory at Wimbledon, taking down Roko Karanusic 6-4, 6-4, 6-1.

Becker is fresh off his first ATP Singles title at the Ordina Open. His ranking jumped all the way to 49th in the world with the tournament victory.

Becker will now face no. 26 Jurgen Melzer in round 2. With a second round win, Becker could square off with sixth-ranked, USA star Andy Roddick in round 3.

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