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

Carlos Alcaraz, US Open 2022
September 10, 2022

Alcaraz wins yet another five-setter, beats Tiafoe to reach US Open final

Carlos Alcaraz goes five sets again and defeats Frances Tiafoe in five sets...
Ricky Dimon
September 9, 2022

Swiatek on overcoming obstacles: “Winning when I’m not feeling perfectly, it’s the best kind of thing”

It has not been easy, but Iga Swiatek is through to the US...
Ricky Dimon
September 9, 2022

Swiatek uses late surge to get past Sabalenka in US Open semis

It will be Iga Swiatek vs Ons Jabeur for the US Open title...
Ricky Dimon
September 9, 2022

Jabeur comparing US Open final to Wimbledon: “It feels more real”

Ons Jabeur says the experience of reaching a first final at Wimbledon should...
Ricky Dimon
September 9, 2022

Jabeur ends Garcia’s run to book her spot in second straight Grand Slam final

The Tunisian made yet more history for her country, Africa and Arab tennis...
Ricky Dimon
September 8, 2022

Alcaraz outlasts Sinner in US Open quarter-final five-set instant classic

Carlos Alcaraz beat Jannik Sinner 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-7(0), 7-5, 6-3 in a US...
Ricky Dimon
September 8, 2022

Swiatek carries hot streak against top-10 opponents into US Open semi-finals against Sabalenka

Iga Swiatek defeated yet another top-10 opponent in straight sets when she beat...
Ricky Dimon
September 8, 2022

Swiatek holds off Pegula to reach US Open semi-finals

Iga Swiatek beats Jessica Pegula in straight sets on Wednesday at the US...
Ricky Dimon
September 8, 2022

Tiafoe after reaching US Open semis: “Because of Frances Tiafoe there are a lot of people of colour playing tennis”

With each win at the US Open, Frances Tiafoe is doing big things...
Ricky Dimon
September 7, 2022

Khachanov upsets a “devastated” Kyrgios in five sets in US Open quarter-finals

Karen Khachanov outlasts Nick Kyrgios in five sets on Tuesday to reach the...
Ricky Dimon
September 7, 2022

Jabeur perfect against Garcia as rivalry continues from juniors into US Open semi-finals

The rivalry between Ons Jabeur and Caroline Garcia goes back to their junior...
Ricky Dimon
September 7, 2022

Aged 28 and into US Open semis, Garcia finally overcoming pressure of expectations

Caroline Garcia is through to her first Grand Slam semi-final after beating Coco...
Ricky Dimon
September 7, 2022

Garcia remains red hot, beats Gauff to reach US Open semi-finals

Caroline Garcia defeats Coco Gauff in straight sets during quarter-final action at the...
Ricky Dimon
August 22, 2022

Coric completes improbable Cincinnati run with title, beating Tsitsipas

Borna Coric is a Masters 1000 champion for the first time after defeating...
Ricky Dimon
August 21, 2022

Tsitsipas takes out Medvedev, sets up Cincinnati final against Coric

Stefanos Tsitsipas scores a rare win over Daniil Medvedev in the Cincinnati semi-finals...
Ricky Dimon
August 21, 2022

Coric’s improbable Cincinnati run continues into final

Borna Coric beat Cameron Norrie in straight sets in a rain-delayed match on...
Ricky Dimon
August 20, 2022

Tsitsipas holds off Isner, sets up Medvedev showdown in Cincinnati

Stefanos Tsitsipas edged out John Isner in three sets on Friday afternoon at...
Ricky Dimon
August 19, 2022

Medvedev marches past Fritz into Cincinnati semi-finals

Daniil Medvedev defeats Taylor Fritz in straight sets on Friday at the Cincinnati...
Ricky Dimon
August 19, 2022

Auger-Aliassime comes back to beat Sinner in Cincinnati

Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Jannik Sinner 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-1 on Thursday night in Cincinnati....
Ricky Dimon
August 19, 2022

Pegula takes out Raducanu to reach Cincinnati quarter-finals

Jessica Pegula was too good for Emma Raducanu on Thursday in Cincinnati, as...
Ricky Dimon
August 18, 2022

Keys upsets world No 1 Swiatek in Cincinnati third round

Madison Keys takes out top seed Iga Swiatek 6-3, 6-4 at the Cincinnati...
Ricky Dimon