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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WTA - Rome : Halep
September 16, 2020

Halep opens with win in Rome, Bencic bounced out

Simona Halep and Victoria Azarenka are among the WTA winners in Rome on...
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ATP - Rome : Cilic s'offre Goffin, Berrettini assure
September 16, 2020

Berrettini continues Italian charge in Rome, Cilic takes out Goffin

The second round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia got underway on Wednesday. Italians...
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Jannik Sinner bett1ACES exhibition tournoi - Steffi Graf Stadium, Berlin
September 16, 2020

Sinner sinks Tsitsipas in Rome Masters second round

Jannik Sinner upsets Stefanos Tsitsipas in round two of the Rome Masters on...
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Coco Gauff, Rome 2020
September 15, 2020

Gauff gets past Jabeur in break-fest during first-round action

Coco Gauff is through to the Rome second round after making surprisingly quick...
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Kerber head in hands
September 15, 2020

Muguruza soars past Stephens, Kerber out of Rome in first round

It was a mixed bag of results for seeded players on the women's...
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Denis Shapovalov 2019
September 15, 2020

Shapovalov, Rublev roll into Rome second round

The first round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia wraps up on Tuesday. U.S....
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Alexander Zverev US Open tears
September 14, 2020

Zverev: “I do believe that I will be a Grand Slam champion”

It was Dominic Thiem's time on Sunday evening at the U.S. Open. But...
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Dominic Thiem US Open reaction
September 14, 2020

It’s Thiem’s time, as doubts of ever winning a slam are silenced

Dominic Thiem was starting to doubt if he would ever win a Grand...
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Naomi Osaka, George Floyd mask
September 13, 2020

In pictures: The seven victims Osaka paid tribute to, and their stories

Naomi Osaka wore a mask with the name of an African-American victim of...
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Naomi Osaka fighting, 2020 US Open final
September 13, 2020

Osaka: “Just compete; I was just thinking about competing”

Naomi Osaka came back from 6-1, 2-0 down against Victoria Azarenka to win...
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Naomi Osaka, 2020 US Open champion
September 13, 2020

Osaka wins second US Open title with stunning turnaround vs Azarenka

Naomi Osaka is the 2020 US Open champion! The Japanese star comes back...
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September 5, 2020

US Open Day 5 recap: A wild day, a late night, and an early morning

Adrian Mannarino was the unexpected big story of the day at the US...
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Borna Coric and Stefanos Tsitsipas, US Open 2020
September 5, 2020

Coric saves six match points to stun Tsitsipas after 1am

Borna Coric comes back from the brink of defeat to upset Stefanos Tsitsipas...
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Novak Djokovic, Western & Southern Open (Flushing Meadows / New York), 2020
September 5, 2020

World No 1 Djokovic gets a double in the bubble against Struff

Novak Djokovic defeates Jan-Lennard Struff for the second time in as many weeks,...
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September 5, 2020

Mannarino ends up playing, but Zverev gets the win

Alexander Zverev comes back from a set down to defeat Adrian Mannarino, who...
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Goffin fist pump
September 5, 2020

US Open Day 5 men’s results: Goffin crushes Krajinovic, Moutet takes down Evans

David Goffin ends the hot streak of Filip Krajinovic as men's third-round action...
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Petra Kvitova, Prague 2020
September 4, 2020

US Open Day 5 women’s results: McNally pulls off lone surprise, Kvitova cruises

Caty McNally is through to the third round of the US Open after...
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Dominic Thiem - Bett1 Aces
September 4, 2020

US Open Day 4 recap: Emotions are boiling over in the bubble

Garbine Muguruza crashed out of the US Open on Thursday, and she wasn't...
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Andy Murray and Felix Auger Aliassime, US Open second round, September 2020
September 4, 2020

Auger-Aliassime capitalises on Murray fatigue with straight-set rout

Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Andy Murray fails to live up to the hype, as...
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SerenaWilliams-cropped
September 4, 2020

Serena sprints into US Open third round against Sloane

Serena Williams rolls over Margarita Gasparyan in straight sets on Thursday night at...
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Dimitrov_UTS2
September 4, 2020

Dimitrov falls to Fucsovics in four-hour and 50-minute battle

Grigor Dimitrov loses to Marton Fucsovics for the second time in the bubble,...
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