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).

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Novak Djokovic, Roland-Garros 2021
June 13, 2021

Djokovic to continue assault on Grand Slam title count: “Everything is possible”

After winning his 19th Grand Slam title at Roland-Garros, Novak Djokovic is confident...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas, Roland-Garros
June 13, 2021

“He was like a different player suddenly”: Tsitsipas surprised by Djokovic’s level after returning from locker room

Stefanos Tsitsipas has no regrets about his performance after losing the French Open...
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Novak Djokovic at Roland-Garros in 2021
June 13, 2021

Djokovic comes back to beat Tsitsipas for second French Open, 19th major title

Novak Djokovic erases a two-set deficit to defeat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3,...
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Ricky Dimon
June 12, 2021

“It’s just a defeat on a tennis court”: Nadal puts French Open loss in perspective

In typical Rafael Nadal fashion, the 13-time French Open champion put things in...
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Rafael Nadal, Roland-Garros 2021
June 11, 2021

Djokovic takes down Nadal in dramatic French Open semi-final

Novak Djokovic came back from a set down to defeat Rafael Nadal in...
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Tsitsipas at Roland-Garros 2021 Panoramic
June 11, 2021

Tsitsipas fights past Zverev in five sets to reach French Open final

Stefanos Tsitsipas battles past Alexander Zverev in five sets to reach his first...
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Barbora Krejcikova at Roland-Garros in 2021
June 10, 2021

Krejcikova saves match point to stun Sakkari in French Open semi-finals

Barbora Krejcikova recovers from the brink of defeat to defeat Maria Sakkari in...
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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at Roland-Garros in 2021
June 10, 2021

Pavlyuchenkova: “My own long, special road” to first Grand Slam final

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova advanced to her first Grand Slam final on Thursday at Roland-Garros....
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Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Masters 2019
June 10, 2021

Tsitsipas vs Zverev: Head-to-head series, statistics, and everything else you need to know about their rivalry

A summary of past head-to-head meetings, statistics, and other important information about the...
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Ricky Dimon
June 9, 2021

Djokovic battles past Berrettini, sets up Nadal semi-final showdown

Novak Djokovic battles past Matteo Berrettini in the quarter-finals of the French Open...
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Tamara Zidansek at Roland-Garros in 2021
June 9, 2021

“Five pistols”: Coach credits Zidansek’s variety for semi-final run at Roland-Garros

Tamara Zidansek is one of four surprising semi-finalists on the women's side at...
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Rafael Nadal at Roland-Garros in 2021
June 9, 2021

Set streak ends, but Nadal wakes up to defeat Schwartzman in quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal lost a set, but he wasn't about to lose his French...
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