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Jon Wertheim

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Recent articles by Jon:

Novak Djokovic Is Going to Break Every Record

The Serbian won his 10th Australian Open and 22nd major title with little trouble. → Read More

2023 Australian Open Women's Seed Reports

Jon Wertheim breaks down the draw at the first major of the year. → Read More

2023 Australian Open Men's Seed Reports

Jon Wertheim breaks down the draw at the first major of the year. → Read More

There Will Never Be Another Nick Bollettieri

Also in this week's mailbag: why wasn't Rajeev Ram on the United States Davis Cup Finals squad? → Read More

The Long-Forgotten First Chapter of the Grizzlies

With one of the best young cores in the NBA, today’s team has a bright future. But the franchise’s past—a vexing, six-year stay in Vancouver—is just as intriguing. → Read More

Sam Querrey Won’t Be the Last Tennis Pro to Move to Pickleball

Also in this week’s mailbag: is John Isner’s serve the most dangerous weapon in tennis history? → Read More

The U.S. Open Needs to Fix Its Late Match Problem

Discussing the last major of the year, Swiatek’s gamesmanship and the uncertain fate of Peng Shuai. → Read More

Is This the Most Wide-Open U.S. Open Ever?

In Jon Wertheim’s latest mailbag, he discusses Coco Gauff’s doubles prowess and the early scene at the tournament. → Read More

Breaking Down the Novak Djokovic-U.S. Open Situation

In Jon Wertheim’s latest mailbag, he looks at the recent changes in Naomi Osaka’s camp, ranks the majors by prestige and explores ways to tweak the Laver Cup. → Read More

From Kyrgios to Russian Bans to GOAT Debates, Here Are 50 Wimbledon Takeaways

Our tennis guru recaps a memorable fortnight, including Serena’s return, Nick Kyrgios’s on- and off-court battles and where Novak Djokovic stands amid the “great” debate. → Read More

An All-Time Wild Card, Kyrgios’s Emotions Will Be Front and Center on Centre Court

Can the Australian compose himself to win his first major? Or will the steadier, more experienced Novak Djokovic take control on Centre Court? → Read More

There Is a Silver Lining Behind Rafael Nadal’s Sudden Withdrawal From Wimbledon

There is a silver lining here for the 22-time Slam champ and his fans. → Read More

Is Wimbledon Losing Relevance?

In our latest mailbag, we look at the changing coverage of the tournament. → Read More

Who Are the Favorites at Wimbledon?

Breaking down the men's and women's draws for the third major of the year. → Read More

Did Bad Seeding Mess Up the French Open?

Jon Wertheim answers this in his latest mailbag and gives his take in the debate over media access at Roland Garros. → Read More

Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek Solidify Supremacy at the 2022 French Open

Wrapping up the clay-court major in Paris, where Iga Swiatek won her second major and Rafael Nadal captured a record 14th Roland Garros title and 22nd career Grand Slam trophy. → Read More

With Any Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal Clash, We Need to Savor This Rivalry While We Can

The rare early quarterfinal clash, the 59th meeting between the two stars, comes at pivotal points in their careers. → Read More

French Open Midterm Grades

Midway through the 2022 French Open, let’s take stock of the story lines. → Read More

2022 French Open Seed Reports

Breaking down the men's and women's draws for the second major tournament of the year. → Read More

Does Novak Djokovic Still Have His Best Stuff?

In our latest mailbag, we look at some more questions surrounding Wimbledon's ban of Russian players and the recent news about Boris Becker. → Read More