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Ben Rothenberg

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Ben Rothenberg has been writing about tennis for SB Nation since 2009, with the founding of The Daily Forehand, later shifting to writing on SBNation.com. He enjoys watching good tennis and really, really bad tennis. The in-between stuff is fine, too. He lives in Washington, DC.

MOST RECENT POSTS

ATP-WTA Cincinnati Semifinals Schedule and Preview: Fish-Murray, Djokovic-Berdych, Sharapova-Zvonareva, Petkovic-Jankovic

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Schedule and preview for the ATP and WTA semifinals of the 2011 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mardy Fish Upsets Rafael Nadal To Reach Cincinnati Semifinals

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Top American Mardy Fish upset 2010 US Open champion Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 to make the semifinals in Cincinnati.

VIDEO: Novak Djokovic Puts On Blonde Wig, Imitates Maria Sharapova

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VIDEO: Novak Djokovic dons blonde wig,imitates Maria Sharapova. Sharapova plans retaliation. #cincytennis

Hopman Cup To Approach Roger Federer And Martina Hingis

Roger Federer and Martina Hingis will be approached at the US OPen about playing Hopman Cup in January of 2012.

Maria Sharapova Dominates Samantha Stosur Again, Becomes First Cincinnati Semifinalist

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2010 finalist Maria Sharapova became the first semifinalist at the 2011 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, steamrolling Samantha Stosur in straight sets.

Kim Clijsters' Abdominal Injury To Keep Two-Time Defending Champion Out Of 2011 US Open

2009 and 2010 US Open Women's Singles champion Kim Clijsters has pulled out of the 2011 US Open due to an abdominal injury.

Rafael Nadal Survives Fernando Verdasco (Again), In Three Tiebreaks

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Rafael Nadal gets the better of compatriot Fernando Verdasco for the fifth straight time, grinding out a three tiebreak match in the third round of Cincinnati.

Serena Williams Withdraws From Cincinnati Due "Right Big Toe Injury Aggravation"

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Serena Williams withdraws from Cincinnati, citing an "right big toe injury aggravation."

Caroline Wozniacki Upset By American Wild Card Christina McHale

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WTA No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki suffers her third straight loss, falling to 19-year-old American wild card Christina McHale in her first match in Cincinnati.

Serena Williams On Britney Spears (And Being Lucky, Stronger, And Not Yet A Woman)

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CINCINNATI--As the most followed tennis player on Twitter (with over 2.1 million followers), Serena Williams has a great deal of power and responsibility. And as someone who was a teenager in 2000,...

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