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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Benoit Paire UTS London - Tennis Majors / UTS
February 10, 2024

Paire not taking any confidence from competitive losses at UTS Oslo

Benoit Paire won one of his three matches at UTS Oslo and lost...
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Casper Ruud UTS Grand Finals - Tennis Majors / UTS
February 10, 2024

Ruud to play one more day in front of home crowd, joined by De Minaur, Rublev and Bublik in UTS Oslo semis

Casper Ruud will face Alex de Minaur in the UTS Oslo semi-finals on...
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Casper Ruud UTS Grand Finals - Tennis Majors / UTS
February 10, 2024

Ruud praises rowdy Norwegian crowd at UTS Oslo

Casper Ruud was pleasantly surprised by the enthusiasm of the Norwegian crowd at...
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Benoit Paire, Open de Sud, 2024
February 9, 2024

The Rebel battles past Pouille to wrap up Day 1 at UTS Oslo

Benoit Paire defeated alternate Lucas Pouille in Friday's nightcap at UTS Oslo. Paire...
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Alexander Bublik, UTS (2023)
February 9, 2024

UTS Oslo: The Bublik Enemy takes down Thieminho

Alexander Bublik defeated Dominic Thiem three quarters to one during Day 1 competition...
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Alexander Zverev 2023
January 22, 2024

Zverev on Australian Open rematch with Alcaraz: “I expect it to be very different”

For a second consecutive Grand Slam, Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev will go...
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Dayana Yastremska 2024 Australian Open Icon SMI / Panoramic
January 22, 2024

Less pressure, lower expectations have helped Australian Open quarter-finalist Yastremska

Dayana Yastremska is through to the Australian Open quarter-finals, her longest run at...
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Alcaraz Australian Open 2024
January 22, 2024

Alcaraz crushes Kecmanovic in Australian Open fourth round

Carlos Alcaraz won against Miomir Kecmanovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 on Monday night and...
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Alexander Zverev, Australian Open, 2024
January 22, 2024

Zverev outlasts Norrie in fifth-set tiebreaker to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

Alexander Zverev needed five sets to hold off Cameron Norrie during an Australian...
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Djokovic_Australian_Open_2024 (1)
January 21, 2024

Djokovic after surging into quarter-finals: “The fire is still burning”

Novak Djokovic is still hungry for more despite having already achieved so much...
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Taylor_Fritz_Australian_Open_2024 (1)
January 21, 2024

Fritz takes down Tsitsipas at Australian Open, gets Djokovic next

Taylor Fritz, the last remaining American in the men's draw, is through to...
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Djokovic_Mannarino_Australian_Open_2024
January 21, 2024

With a double bagel, Djokovic destroys Mannarino to reach Australian quarters

Novak Djokovic lost only three games against Adrian Mannarino in his fourth-round match...
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Aryna Sabalenka WTA Finals 2023
January 21, 2024

Sabalenka easily ends Anisimova’s Australian Open run

Aryna Sabalenka won in swift fashion yet again, this time routing Amanda Anisimova...
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Gauff_Australian_Open_2024 (1)
January 21, 2024

Gauff races past Frech, first into Australian Open quarter-finals

Coco Gauff cruised past Magdalena Frech in straight sets to begin the order...
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Victoria Azarenka Australian Open 2023 (AI _ Reuters _ Panoramic)
January 21, 2024

Top half of Australian Open women’s draw wide open, but “every match is going to be a battle”

We are only in the fourth round, but not a single top-10 seed...
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Iga Swiatek 2023 Australian Open
January 18, 2024

Drawing inspiration from Djokovic and Nadal, Swiatek unbothered by early-round scares

Iga Swiatek is not worried about having endured two difficult tests early in...
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Casper Ruud - Open d'Australie 2024
January 18, 2024

Ruud outlasts Purcell in Australian Open five-set thriller

Casper Ruud defeated Max Purcell 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7) on...
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January 18, 2024

Former Australian Open finalist Jennifer Brady sidelined by knee surgery

Injury-plagued American Jennifer Brady has announced that she is undergoing knee surgery and...
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Caroline Garcia, US Open 2022
January 18, 2024

Garcia on her Australian Open meltdown against Frech: “I couldn’t even breathe”

Carolina Garcia struggled to figure out her emotions following a straight-set loss to...
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Mirra Andreeva 2023
January 17, 2024

Andreeva, Timofeeva keep expectations low to reach new heights

Russian youngsters Mirra Andreeva and Maria Timofeeva earned places in the Australian Open...
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Mirra Andreeva US Open 2023
January 17, 2024

Andreeva routs Jabeur in Australian Open second round

Mirra Andreeva won against Ons Jabeur 6-0, 6-2 on Wednesday night and will...
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