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

Rafael Nadal, Roland-Garros 2022
June 5, 2022

King of Clay’s quest for No. 14 : Nadal on doorstep of more history heading into French Open final

As if he hasn't already made enough history at Roland-Garros over the years,...
Ricky Dimon
June 4, 2022

Nadal : “People feel like having heavier balls plays for me, but it’s the contrary”

Conditions were rough for Rafael Nadal -- and for Alexander Zverev -- in...
Ricky Dimon
June 4, 2022

Billie Jean King holds back criticism of Mauresmo, eyes improvement in 2022: “She’s a winner”

Tournament director Amelie Mauresmo has received plenty of criticism on various issues throughout...
Ricky Dimon
June 4, 2022

5 memories of other notable retirements in tennis history after Zverev’s shocking exit

Alexander Zverev's dramatic retirement on Friday at Roland-Garros was not the first abrupt...
Ricky Dimon
June 3, 2022

Ruud “a bit scared, honestly” : Climate protester interrupts second French Open men’s semi-final

Protests are nothing new at Grand Slam tennis tournaments and the French Open...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
June 2, 2022

Kasatkina admits to being done in by nerves during semi-final loss to Swiatek

Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon
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...
Ricky Dimon