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

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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Marin Cilic Wimbledon
June 1, 2022

US Open title, Davis Cup champion, Grand Slam consistency: 10 questions about Marin Cilic

Marin Cilic won the US Open in 2014 and has been ranked as...
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Iga Swiatek, Roland-Garros 2022
June 1, 2022

Swiatek says “the sky’s the limit” as she storms through Roland-Garros draw

Iga Swiatek is only growing in confidence as her winning streak continues. She...
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Rafael Nadal, Roland-Garros 2022
June 1, 2022

Nadal: “I am putting everything that I have to try to play this tournament” – and the future is very uncertain

Despite having put himself in position for another French Open title, Rafael Nadal...
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Roland-Garros, Rafael Nadal, Auger-Aliassime
June 1, 2022

‘He’s a great champion’ – Nadal survives Djokovic showdown, two more steps to go for French Open title

It may have felt like a Grand Slam final, but Rafael Nadal's four-set...
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Alexander Zverev, Roland-Garros 2022
May 31, 2022

Zverev’s “absolute best” was enough to do the “impossible” against Alcaraz

Alexander Zverev made personal history on Tuesday in Paris by beating a top-10...
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Leylah Fernandez
May 29, 2022

US Open finalist, Roland-Garros quarter-finalist, Canada: 10 questions about Leylah Fernandez

Leylah Fernandez is one of the most promising young players on the WTA...
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Carlos Alcaraz Madrid 2022
May 8, 2022

Following win over Djokovic, Alcaraz looking ahead to final — but also to Grand Slam glory

Carlos Alcaraz already has one Masters 1000 title to his name and he...
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Alexander Zverev, 2022
May 8, 2022

Two-time Madrid champion Zverev back in final after beating Tsitsipas

Alexander Zverev will go for a third title in Madrid after defeating Stefanos...
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Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz, Madrid 2021
May 6, 2022

All-Spanish showdown in Madrid between Nadal and Alcaraz on tap for Friday

It will be Rafael Nadal vs. Carlos Alcaraz in the quarter-finals of the...
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Jessica Pegula Dubai 2022
May 6, 2022

Pegula pushes past Teichmann and into Madrid title match against Jabeur

Jessica Pegula defeated Jil Teichmann in straight sets to wrap up Thursday's schedule...
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Carlos Alcaraz
May 6, 2022

Alcaraz fends off Norrie to put exclamation point on wild day in Madrid

Carlos Alcaraz needed three sets to get past Cameron Norrie in the last...
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May 5, 2022

Nadal, Djokovic, Alcaraz, and others at the Bernabeu for dramatic Real Madrid victory

It was a big day of tennis at the Madrid Masters, but that...
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Jessica Pegula 2021 Australian Open
May 5, 2022

Two seeded players still alive in Madrid as Pegula powers her way into semi-finals

A surprising WTA semi-final lineup in Madrid features Ons Jabeur vs. Ekaterina Alexandrova...
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Alexander Zverev
May 5, 2022

Zverev, Musetti round out blockbuster round of 16 lineup at Madrid Masters

Alexander Zverev and Lorenzo Musetti joined Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray...
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Emma Raducanu, Indian Wells 2021
May 4, 2022

Raducanu goes down to Kalinina as WTA quarter-finals are set in Madrid

Two more seeded players took a tumble in Madrid on Tuesday, including Emma...
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Andy Murray at the Madrid Open in 2017
May 4, 2022

Murray ousts Shapovalov to set up Madrid meeting with Djokovic

Andy Murray gets past Denis Shapovalov in a back-and-forth three-setter at the Madrid...
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Carlos Alcaraz
May 4, 2022

Alcaraz opens in Madrid with straight-set win over Basilashvili

Carlos Alcaraz treats the home crowd to a straight-set defeat of Nikoloz Basilashvili...
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