With Roger Federer looming, Andy Roddick may be the only one of the three tennis players from Boca Raton who has a chance to win Wimbledon -- and a slight one at that. Mardy Fish has looked better than his 28 ranking. But the real Cinderella is 21-year-old Jesse Levine, who moved from Ottawa, Canada to Boca as a boy and entered the tournament ranked 133 in the world.
His defeat of former No. 1 Marat Safin is likely to be that former champ's last match at the All England Club -- an episode the mercurial Safin called a "relief" and that Levine called "surreal." So far this year, he's only tallied about $26,000 in prize money playing singles matches. He's liable to multiply that figure after this week's improbable run to the third round.
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We could be witnessing the arrival of an American contender. "Levine's got talent" is one of the 10 lessons that ESPN drew from the tournament's action-packed fourth day.
Fish has a tough match today against fourth-ranked Novak Djokovic. For Fish, the next upset he'll need to engineer is against 19th ranked Stanislas Wawrinka, a Swiss player.
You can watch Wimbledon Live, plus archived matches, at NBC Sports. After the jump, video of Levine's biggest victory prior to beating Safin, a first round win at the U.S. Open.