Posted June 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Maybe Roger Federer deserves a little bit of credit for American qualifier Jesse Levine's first-round victory at Wimbledon. Levine, a 24-year-old based in Boca Raton, Fla., has practiced and trained with the 16-time Grand Slam champion on occasion. The 106th-ranked Levine beat 94th-ranked Karol Beck of Slovakia 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-2 on Tuesday, then talked about his work with Federer. Said Levine: ''If he saw something he thought I could improve on, he would always be honest with me.'' Next for Levine is a match against wild card recipient David Goffin of Belgium, who took a set off Federer in the fourth round at the French Open and on Tuesday upset 20th-seeded Bernard Tomic 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 at Wimbledon.
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