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

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Western & Southern Open (Flushing Meadows / New York), 2020
August 26, 2020

Tsitsipas gives tiebreaker king Isner a taste of his own medicine

Playing tiebreakers against John Isner is not always the best of situations, but...
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Andy Murray, Western & Southern Open (Flushing Meadows / New York), 2020
August 26, 2020

Murray booted out of Cincinnati Masters by Raonic

Andy Murray's run at the Western & Southern Open comes to an end...
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Andy Murray - Cincinnati
August 25, 2020

Western & Southern Open day three recap: Murray marches in parade of Cincinnati upsets

Once again, there was no shortage of upsets at the Western & Southern...
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Dominic Thiem, after his 2019 ATP Finals final defeat
August 25, 2020

New York continues to be upset city as Thiem loses to Krajinovic

New York City still has the upset bug, as Dominic Thiem lost to...
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NovakDjokovic - Cropped
August 25, 2020

Djokovic far from dominant, but gets it done against Berankis

Despite not being at his best, Novak Djokovic is through to the Cincinnati...
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tennys sandgren - Australia
August 24, 2020

Fritz falls to Bedene, Sandgren storms back against Felix

Taylor Fritz gets upset by qualifier Aljaz Bedene at the Cincinnati Masters on...
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Dimitrov_UTS2
August 24, 2020

Western & Southern Open day two recap: Bublik has some fun and Dimitrov is back!

Alexander Bublik lost on Sunday, but he was still one of the main...
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Karolina Pliskova, 2020 Doha
August 24, 2020

Top seeds Pliskova and Kenin crash out right away at Western & Southern Open

Top seed Karolina Pliskova falls to Veronika Kudermetova in the Czech's opening match...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas, UTS 2020
August 24, 2020

Tsitsipas surges through second round, possibly awaits Isner

Stefanos Tsitsipas cruises to a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Kevin Anderson during second-round...
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Denis Shapovalov, for Western and Souther Open 2020? New York, August 2020
August 23, 2020

Western & Southern Open Saturday recap : Felix and Shapo shine… literally

An eventful first day of main-draw action at the Western & Southern Open...
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August 23, 2020

Shapovalov soars past Cilic on perfect day for Canadian men

Denis Shapovalov rolls over Marin Cilic in straight sets at the Western &...
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Venus Williams
August 23, 2020

Venus Williams clipped at the finish line by Yastremska in three-set thriller

Dayana Yastremska outlasts Venus Williams in three sets on Saturday evening to advance...
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August 18, 2020

All systems go for “Cincinnati” and US Open as players descend upon New York

Players are now arriving in droves at the Billie Jean King National Tennis...
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StanWawrinka - Australian Open 2020
August 17, 2020

Wawrinka wins in first Challenger appearance in more than a decade

Stan Wawrinka, who is not playing either Cincinnati or the U.S. Open, is...
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August 13, 2020

10 questions about the 2020 Western & Southern Open – Dates, TV, schedule

For players and organizers alike, the Cincinnati tournament will serve as the final...
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August 13, 2020

Gauff gets past Sabalenka to reach quarterfinals in Lexington

Coco Gauff advances to the Lexington quarterfinals with a three-set victory over Aryna...
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August 12, 2020

Serena vs. Venus XXXI: Is an upset in the cards in Lexington?

Serena Williams and Venus Williams will be going head-to-head for the 31st time...
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August 12, 2020

Gauff wins in singles but can’t complete daily double in Lexington

Coco Gauff advanced to the second round in Lexington with a straight-set victory...
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Serena Williams
August 11, 2020

Serena vs. Venus: Another all-Williams showdown to take place in Lexington

Serena Williams was five points from defeat against Bernarda Pera but found some...
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Serena Williams
August 11, 2020

Serena Williams struggles but returns with win in Lexington

Serena Williams overcomes Bernarda Pera in three sets to begin her Lexington campaign...
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August 8, 2020

Roger Federer at 39: The longevity of the legend

Today – August 8, 2020 – marks Roger Federer's 39th birthday. Holder of...
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