Jack Sock

Australian Open Preview and Predictions

January 14, 2018

  The Australian Open begins Monday and on the men’s side the first major of the year might seemingly be viewed as the Melbourne Wide Open. But that’s not the case if you’re defending champion and world No. 2 Roger Federer. With all the carnage of season-ending injuries to top players in 2017 still permeating […]

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Preview and Predictions for ATP Finals

November 11, 2017

The ATP Finals begin Sunday, ostensibly featuring the eight best men players in the world. There are however some illusions with the premise that the best eight are gathering at the O2 Arena in London for the prestigious year-ending tournament. Injuries have riddled the ATP Tour in 2017 like no season in recent memory and […]

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Men’s Draw and Predictions for 2017 U.S. Open

August 27, 2017

If the U.S. Open Men’s Draw, getting underway tomorrow, were a ship it would capsize. Way too top-heavy and top-heavy tips the boat. No. 2 seed Andy Murray’s late withdrawal yesterday only added to the disproportionate weight of the top half of the draw and axed any possibility of an enticing Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer final […]

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First Round Upset Picks at Wimbledon 2016

June 26, 2016

It’s that time of year again. The day before the start of Wimbledon. Requests have already started to come in for my annual top five first round upset picks at SW19. After two successive years of 1-4 records in the prognosticating business I thought I’d give it a rest. Popular demand dictates that I can’t. […]

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Groth Bounces Sock from Wimbledon in First Round Upset

June 30, 2015

Australian Sam Groth knocked off American Jack Sock 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in a first-round matchup of big hitters at Wimbledon Tuesday afternoon. On a day when the temperature reach 87 degrees in London, Groth held the upper hand for most of the 2-hour and 11-minute contest. Groth pounded 16 aces and hit 48 winners […]

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First Round Upset Picks at Wimbledon 2015

June 28, 2015

Back by popular demand are my top five first round men’s upset picks at Wimbledon, which starts tomorrow. Despite the fact that I was only one out of five on my predictions last year (actually that’s pretty good), I figured I’d do it again. After perusing the draw on Friday, eight matches jumped out at […]

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Nadal Downs Sock to Reach French Open Quarterfinals

June 1, 2015

Rafael Nadal took care of American young gun Jack Sock at the French Open this afternoon to set up a dream quarterfinal matchup with Novak Djokovic on Wednesday. Nadal won today’s fourth-round encounter 6-3, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 in two hours and 51 minutes, but Sock put up a good fight. The 22-year-old Nebraskan staged a […]

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