Ricky Dimon

Ricky Dimon is a freelance sports writer who covers just about every sport, but his first love is tennis. He has been an avid tennis fan since he started going to the U.S. Open with his dad in 1999. He plays competitively at home in Atlanta, Ga. and also coaches the girls tennis team at his high school. Ricky joined the Tennis Majors team in July of 2020. In addition to his work with TM, he runs his own website (The Grandstand) and you may know him from his enthusiasm for posting on Twitter (@Dimonator).

Latest articles

Nadal and Zverev
May 27, 2024

Nadal v Zverev: Head-to-head, statistics, everything you need to know about their rivalry – updated after 2024 Roland-Garros first-round encounter

Details of past head-to-head meetings, statistics, and other important information about the Rafael...
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May 26, 2024

Clay-court performance ratings are encouraging signs for Djokovic, Sinner and Alcaraz

Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner have underwhelmed throughout the current clay-court...
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Rafael Nadal R3 Madrid 2024
May 25, 2024

Statistics show Nadal is ramping up forehand as defensive skills decline

Statistics compiled by TennisViz provide some telling insights into Rafael Nadal's defence and...
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Elena Rybakina, Stuttgart Open, 2024
May 25, 2024

Rybakina poised to be among Swiatek’s challengers at Roland-Garros

Elena Rybakina is the midst of a stellar 2024 season and -- along...
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Gael Monfils
May 25, 2024

One year after Baez epic, Monfils hopes body is ready for more than just one match in Paris

Gael Monfils spoke to the media on Saturday in advance of the French...
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Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard, Lyon 2024
May 25, 2024

Mpetshi Perricard completes dream week in Lyon with first ATP title

Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard outlasted Tomas Martin Etcheverry in the Lyon final on Saturday,...
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Andy Murray (1)
May 24, 2024

Murray makes quick recovery, ankle feels good heading into Roland-Garros matchup with Wawrinka

Andy Murray has recovered from yet another injury in time to play at...
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Alexander Bublik - Lyon 2024
May 24, 2024

Bublik hits six underarm serves in one game, holds from 0-40 down during loss to Mpetshi Perricard

Alexander Bublik has never been a stranger to the underarm serve. However, he...
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Alexander Zverev, Roland-Garros 2022
May 24, 2024

Zverev on facing Nadal: “I really wanted to play him; I did not want to play him in the first round”

Alexander Zverev held his pre-tournament press conference at Roland-Garros on Friday. As expected,...
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Novak Djokovic
May 23, 2024

Djokovic saves four set points, defeats Griekspoor in Geneva quarter-finals

Novak Djokovic picked up a straight-set victory over Tallon Griekspoor on Thursday in...
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Jannik Sinner
May 22, 2024

Encouraging signs for Sinner and Alcaraz with practices at Roland-Garros

Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz practiced at Roland-Garros on Wednesday. It had been...
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Diego Schwartzman at the 2023 ATP Monte Carlo Masters
May 22, 2024

In last French Open, Schwartzman falls in qualifying

Diego Schwartzman's career at Roland-Garros came to an end on Wednesday with a...
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Novak Djokovic
May 22, 2024

Djokovic celebrates birthday with 1100th win in Geneva

Novak Djokovic kicked off his Geneva campaign with a straight-set victory over Yannick...
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Karolina Muchova 2021 Australian Open
May 20, 2024

Roland-Garros, Australian Open, Czech: Everything you always wanted to know about Karolina Muchova (but never had time to find out) – updated after Rome 2024

Karolina Muchova has reached at least the quarter-finals of all four Grand Slam...
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Leylah Fernandez
April 24, 2024

US Open finalist, Roland-Garros quarter-finalist, Canada: Everything you wanted to know about Leylah Fernandez (but never had the time to find out) – updated April 2024

Leylah Fernandez is one of the most exciting young players on the WTA...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas Rome 2022
April 11, 2024

Tsitsipas v Zverev: Head-to-head, statistics, everything you need to know about their rivalry – updated after 2024 Monte-Carlo clash

Details of past head-to-head meetings, statistics, and other important information about the Stefanos...
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Danielle Collins, Miami 2024
March 31, 2024

Learning to accept a lack of perfection propelled Collins to improbable Miami title

Things were not going well for Danielle Collins heading into the Miami Open....
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Elena Rybakina, Miami 2024
March 31, 2024

Not enough in the tank for fatigued Rybakina to overcome a red-hot opponent in Miami final

Elena Rybakina's grueling fortnight in Miami came to an end with a straight-set...
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Danielle Collins Miami 2024
March 30, 2024

Collins beats Rybakina to cap off Miami run with biggest title of her career

Danielle Collins completed her trek to the Miami title with a straight-set victory...
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Novak Djokovic - Roland-Garros 2017
March 30, 2024

Djokovic practicing on clay ahead of Monte-Carlo Masters

With the Miami Open still underway, Novak Djokovic is already practicing on clay...
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Carlos Alcaraz and Grigor Dimitrov at the net, Miami Open 2024
March 29, 2024

“Perfect” tennis by Dimitrov makes Alcaraz feel “13 years old”

Carlos Alcaraz could not have been more impressed with his opponent after he...
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