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

Frances Tiafoe - US OPEN 2021
August 16, 2022

Tiafoe beats Berrettini in third-set tiebreaker at Cincinnati Masters

Frances Tiafoe outlasted Matteo Berrettini in a three-set thriller to reach round two...
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Andy Murray
August 16, 2022

Murray-Norrie matchup at Cincinnati Masters marks second meeting

It will be Andy Murray vs. Cameron Norrie in round two of the...
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Andy Murray
August 15, 2022

Murray fights past Wawrinka in duel of slam champions to reach Cincy second round

Andy Murray edged out Stan Wawrinka 7-6(3), 5-7, 7-5 on Monday afternoon in...
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Coco_Gauff_Australian Open_2021
August 9, 2022

Coco Gauff on Serena Williams: “The reason why I play tennis”

Coco Gauff was asked about Serena Williams' impending retirement after the teenager won...
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SloaneStephens-cropped
August 9, 2022

Stephens survives wild three-setter against Kenin in Toronto

Sloane Stephens edges out Sofia Kenin in three sets on Monday night in...
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August 9, 2022

Ruusuvuori holds off Wawrinka in Montreal first round

Emil Russuvuori is through to round two of the Montreal Masters after winning...
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August 8, 2022

Serena Williams wins for the first time in 2022, advances in Toronto

Serena Williams wins for the first time since the spring of 2021, beating...
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Daria Kasatkina
August 8, 2022

Kasatkina overcomes Rogers to lift San Jose trophy

Playing in her second consecutive San Jose final, Daria Kasatkina secures the title...
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Nick Kyrgios, Washington 2022
August 8, 2022

Kyrgios crowned Citi Open champion for the second time

Nick Kyrgios is the champion in Washington, DC for a second time after...
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Liudmila Samsonova, Washington 2022
August 7, 2022

Samsonova secures Citi Open title by beating Kanepi

Liudmila Samsonova is the champion in Washington, DC after defeating Kaia Kanepi on...
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Zverev - US Open
August 7, 2022

Zverev back on the practice court, also announces foundation launch

Alexander Zverev was seen practicing on Sunday for the first time since his...
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Daniil Medvedev and Cameron Norrie, Los Cabos 2022
August 7, 2022

Medvedev defeats defending champ Norrie to triumph in Los Cabos

Daniil Medvedev denies Cameron Norrie's bid to defend the Los Cabos title, as...
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Rafael Nadal, Roland-Garros 2022
June 5, 2022

King of Clay’s quest for No. 14 : Nadal on doorstep of more history heading into French Open final

As if he hasn't already made enough history at Roland-Garros over the years,...
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Rafael Nadal, Roland-Garros 2022
June 4, 2022

Nadal : “People feel like having heavier balls plays for me, but it’s the contrary”

Conditions were rough for Rafael Nadal -- and for Alexander Zverev -- in...
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Swiatek, BJK, Mauresmo
June 4, 2022

Billie Jean King holds back criticism of Mauresmo, eyes improvement in 2022: “She’s a winner”

Tournament director Amelie Mauresmo has received plenty of criticism on various issues throughout...
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Tennis retirements
June 4, 2022

5 memories of other notable retirements in tennis history after Zverev’s shocking exit

Alexander Zverev's dramatic retirement on Friday at Roland-Garros was not the first abrupt...
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A protester called Alizé during Roland-Garros 2022 semi-finale
June 3, 2022

Ruud “a bit scared, honestly” : Climate protester interrupts second French Open men’s semi-final

Protests are nothing new at Grand Slam tennis tournaments and the French Open...
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Roland-Garros 2022 semi-finalists, men
June 3, 2022

If not Nadal, then who? Zverev, Ruud, and Cilic hope to challenge for Roland-Garros title

Rafael Nadal has become a heavy favourite to capture the Roland-Garros men's singles...
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Coco Gauff about gun control, Roland-Garros 2022
June 2, 2022

Gauff signs camera calling for gun control: “A message for people all around the world”

Coco Gauff advanced to the French Open semi-finals on Thursday, but she also...
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Daria Kasatkina, Rome 2020
June 2, 2022

Kasatkina admits to being done in by nerves during semi-final loss to Swiatek

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Andrey Rublev
June 2, 2022

Rublev admits to mental struggle after falling to 0-5 in major quarter-finals

Andrey Rublev remained winless in the quarter-finals of Grand Slams with his five-set...
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