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 Turin victory
November 19, 2022

Djokovic on his physical state in semi-finals: “I was okay; not great, not so bad”

Novak Djokovic recovered from a tough round-robin match against Daniil Medvedev to win...
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Taylor Fritz and Novak Djokovic, 2022
November 19, 2022

Fritz on the 2022 season hierarchy : “When Novak has played, he’s been the best player”

Taylor Fritz lost to Novak Djokovic in straight sets in the Nitto ATP...
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Novak Djokovic Nitto ATP Finals Turin 2022
November 19, 2022

Djokovic gets past Fritz in two tiebreakers to reach Nitto ATP Finals championship match

Novak Djokovic beats Taylor Fritz in the semis of the Nitto ATP Finals...
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Belinda Bencic BJK Cup 2022
November 14, 2022

Switzerland wins Billie Jean King Cup for first time by sweeping Australia

Switzerland defeated Australia 2-0 on Sunday to win the WTA's prestigious team competition...
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Rafael Nadal Paris Masters 2022
November 14, 2022

Nadal after losing to Fritz: Nitto ATP Finals “not the ideal tournament” for a comeback

Playing just his second match since the US Open, Rafael Nadal did not...
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Taylor Fritz Laver Cup 2022
November 13, 2022

Fritz debuts in style, hands Nadal another Nitto ATP Finals loss

Taylor Fritz is off to a winning start at the year-end championship after...
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Carlos Alcaraz, US Open 2022
September 10, 2022

Alcaraz wins yet another five-setter, beats Tiafoe to reach US Open final

Carlos Alcaraz goes five sets again and defeats Frances Tiafoe in five sets...
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Iga Swiatek at the 2022 US Open in New York
September 9, 2022

Swiatek on overcoming obstacles: “Winning when I’m not feeling perfectly, it’s the best kind of thing”

It has not been easy, but Iga Swiatek is through to the US...
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Iga Swiateks wins semi USO 22
September 9, 2022

Swiatek uses late surge to get past Sabalenka in US Open semis

It will be Iga Swiatek vs Ons Jabeur for the US Open title...
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Ons Jabeur, US Open 2022
September 9, 2022

Jabeur comparing US Open final to Wimbledon: “It feels more real”

Ons Jabeur says the experience of reaching a first final at Wimbledon should...
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Ons Jabeur, US Open 2022
September 9, 2022

Jabeur ends Garcia’s run to book her spot in second straight Grand Slam final

The Tunisian made yet more history for her country, Africa and Arab tennis...
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Carlos Alcaraz, US Open 2022
September 8, 2022

Alcaraz outlasts Sinner in US Open quarter-final five-set instant classic

Carlos Alcaraz beat Jannik Sinner 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-7(0), 7-5, 6-3 in a US...
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Iga Swiatek, US Open 2022
September 8, 2022

Swiatek carries hot streak against top-10 opponents into US Open semi-finals against Sabalenka

Iga Swiatek defeated yet another top-10 opponent in straight sets when she beat...
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Jessica Pegula and Iga Swiatek, US Open 2022
September 8, 2022

Swiatek holds off Pegula to reach US Open semi-finals

Iga Swiatek beats Jessica Pegula in straight sets on Wednesday at the US...
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Frances Tiafoe, US Open 2022
September 8, 2022

Tiafoe after reaching US Open semis: “Because of Frances Tiafoe there are a lot of people of colour playing tennis”

With each win at the US Open, Frances Tiafoe is doing big things...
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Nick Kyrgios and Karen Khachanov, US Open 2022
September 7, 2022

Khachanov upsets a “devastated” Kyrgios in five sets in US Open quarter-finals

Karen Khachanov outlasts Nick Kyrgios in five sets on Tuesday to reach the...
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Ons Jabeur at the 2022 US Open in New York
September 7, 2022

Jabeur perfect against Garcia as rivalry continues from juniors into US Open semi-finals

The rivalry between Ons Jabeur and Caroline Garcia goes back to their junior...
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Caroline Garcia, US Open 2022
September 7, 2022

Aged 28 and into US Open semis, Garcia finally overcoming pressure of expectations

Caroline Garcia is through to her first Grand Slam semi-final after beating Coco...
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Caroline Garcia, US Open 2022
September 7, 2022

Garcia remains red hot, beats Gauff to reach US Open semi-finals

Caroline Garcia defeats Coco Gauff in straight sets during quarter-final action at the...
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Borna Coric, Cincinnati 2022
August 22, 2022

Coric completes improbable Cincinnati run with title, beating Tsitsipas

Borna Coric is a Masters 1000 champion for the first time after defeating...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas, Cincinnati 2022
August 21, 2022

Tsitsipas takes out Medvedev, sets up Cincinnati final against Coric

Stefanos Tsitsipas scores a rare win over Daniil Medvedev in the Cincinnati semi-finals...
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