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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

Rogers Cup WTA Toronto: Marion Bartoli, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, And Jelena Jankovic Upset In First Round

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Only one of five seeds in action Monday was able to win at the WTA portion of the Rogers Cup in Toronto, Canada.

Venus Williams Withdraws From Rogers Cup In Toronto With Virus

Venus Williams prolongs her absence from the WTA Tour by pulling out of the Rogers Cup in Toronto with a viral illness. Williams has only played the event three times in her career.

WTA San Diego: Agnieszka Radwanska Slices Through Top Seed Vera Zvonareva In Mercury Insurance Open Final

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Agnieszka Radwanska won her fifth career WTA singles title win an upset of top seed Vera Zvonareva in the final of the Mercury Insurance Open in San Diego, her first title since 2008.

ATP Washington Legg Mason Final: Radek Stepanek Shocks Top Seed Gael Monfils For Biggest Title Of Career

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Unseeded 32-year-old Czech veteran Radek Stepanek, the oldest player in the top 100, won the biggest title of his career with an upset of top seed Gael Monfils in the final of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, DC.

WTA San Diego: Top Seed Vera Zvonareva Outlasts Impressive Ana Ivanovic In Second Semifinal

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Vera Zvonareva improved her tennis-best win streak to eight matches with a tight win over Ana Ivanovic in the semifinals of the Mercury Insurance Open in San Diego.

ATP Washington Semifinals Results: Gael Monfils Avenges 2007 Loss With Third Set Tiebreak Win Over John Isner

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Top-seed Gael Monfils avenges his 2007 semifinal loss in a third set tiebreak to John Isner with a third set tiebreak win of his own over Isner in the 2011 semifinal at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, DC.

WTA San Diego: Andrea Petkovic Can't Stomach Second Set, Agnieszka Radwanska Shoulders Into Final

Agnieszka Radwanska and her janky shoulder overcame Andrea Petkovic and her uncooperative bowels in a bizarre semifinal match at the Mercury Insurance Open in San Diego.

Radek Stepanek Continues Run Of Unseeded Success At Legg Mason Tennis Classic

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With unseeded Radek Stepanek's run this week to the final, a look at the recent success of unseeded players at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington, DC.

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