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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Leylah Fernandez
December 20, 2023

US Open finalist, Roland-Garros quarter-finalist, Canada: Everything you wanted to know about Leylah Fernandez (but never had the time to find out) – updated after 2023 Player of the Year awards

Leylah Fernandez is one of the most exciting young players on the WTA...
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Jannik Sinner - Davis Cup 2023
November 27, 2023

Captain Volandri on Sinner : “We don’t have enough time to explain how many things he gave us”

As you would expect, Italian Davis Cup captain Filippo Volandri had nothing but...
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Jannik Sinner - Cup Davis 2023
November 26, 2023

Sinner caps off dream week by clinching Italy’s second Davis Cup title

Italy won its second Davis Cup title on Sunday, sweeping Australia 2-0 behind...
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Matteo Arnaldi, Davis Cup Finals - Zuma / Panoramic
November 26, 2023

Arnaldi outlasts Popyrin, puts Italy one point away from Davis Cup title

Matteo Arnaldi puts Italy on the board first in the Davis Cup Finals...
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Borna Coric Davis Cup QF 2022
November 26, 2023

Malaga confirmed to remain host site for Davis Cup Finals in 2024

The 2024 Davis Cup competition began to take shape on Sunday, when the...
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Novak Djokovic, Paris Masters, 2023
November 24, 2023

Djokovic: 21-match Davis Cup winning streak “showcases my dedication”

Novak Djokovic has not lost in the Davis Cup competition since 2011. He...
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Novak Djokovic, Davis Cup Finals - Zuma / Panoramic
November 23, 2023

Djokovic beats Norrie, sends Serbia past Great Britain into Davis Cup semi-finals

Serbia is through to the Davis Cup semi-finals thanks to Novak Djokovic's straight-set...
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Jannik Sinner, Davis Cup, 2023
November 23, 2023

Sinner on Davis Cup Finals success : “I think pressure is a privilege to have”

Jannik Sinner thrived in the pressure moments on Thursday, helping Italy come back...
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Kecmanovic Davis Cup 2021
November 23, 2023

Kecmanovic defeats Draper, gives Djokovic a chance to clinch Serbia’s Davis Cup tie against Great Britain

Serbia is up 1-0 in its quarter-final tie against Great Britain following a...
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Martina Navratilova at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships
November 6, 2023

Navratilova calls for a woman to be new WTA CEO following Cancun chaos

In the wake of various logistical failures at the WTA Finals in Cancun,...
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Novak Djokovic, Rolex Paris Masters 2023
November 6, 2023

ATP rankings: Djokovic close to clinching year-end No 1, top eight for Turin is set

Following the conclusion of the Paris Masters, all eight players in the 2023...
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Iga Swiatek, WTA Finals 2023
November 6, 2023

Swiatek defeats Sabalenka in semis, keeps hope alive for year-end No 1 ranking

Iga Swiatek is through to the championship match of the WTA Finals after...
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Novak Djokovic, Rolex Paris Masters 2023
November 6, 2023

Fresh from his Paris title, confident Djokovic aiming for seventh ATP Finals crown

Novak Djokovic now turns his attention to Turin after beating Grigor Dimitrov in...
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Karolina Muchova 2021 Australian Open
October 31, 2023

Roland-Garros, Australian Open, Czech: Everything you always wanted to know about Karolina Muchova (but never had time to find out) – updated after WTA Finals withdrawal

Karolina Muchova has reached at least the quarter-finals of all four Grand Slam...
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Coco Gauff, US Open 2023
September 10, 2023

Gauff calls out her doubters, thanks them for US Open triumph: “That just put the fire in me”

Coco Gauff thanked her doubters for contributing to her first Grand Slam title,...
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Aryna Sabalenka
September 10, 2023

Sabalenka following US Open final loss to Gauff: “It was more about me than her”

Aryna Sabalenka rued her flurry of unforced errors throughout Saturday's US Open final...
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Carlos Alcaraz US Open 2023 - Zuma / Panoramic
September 9, 2023

Alcaraz vows to get better after “losing his mind” against Medvedev in US Open semi-finals

Carlos Alcaraz was unable to match Daniil Medvedev's level in their US Open...
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Daniil Medvedev
September 9, 2023

Medvedev takes down Alcaraz in four sets, awaits Djokovic in US Open final

Daniil Medvedev defeated Carlos Alcaraz in four sets in the US Open semi-finals...
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Ben Shelton, US Open, 2023
September 9, 2023

Shelton on Djokovic’s phone celebration : “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”

There was no love lost in the aftermath of Friday's US Open quarter-final...
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Madison Keys
September 7, 2023

Keys once again finding “another gear” at a Grand Slam

Madison Keys reached the semi-finals of the US Open for the third time...
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Carlos Alcaraz at the 2023 US Open
September 7, 2023

Alcaraz ends Zverev’s US Open run, sets up semi-final showdown with Medvedev

Carlos Alcaraz took advantage of a fatigued Alexander Zverev to win in straight...
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