80 Facts About Jack Sock

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Jack Sock has won four career ATP singles titles and 15 doubles titles, and has career-high rankings of world No 8 in singles and world No 2 in doubles .

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Jack Sock has won four major doubles titles: one in mixed doubles at the 2011 US Open partnering Melanie Oudin, and three men's doubles titles at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships partnering Vasek Pospisil, and the 2018 Wimbledon Championships and 2018 US Open partnering Mike Bryan.

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Jack Sock won the 2018 ATP Finals men's doubles title partnering Mike Bryan.

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At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Jack Sock won both a gold medal in mixed doubles partnering Bethanie Mattek-Sands, and a bronze medal in men's doubles partnering Steve Johnson.

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In singles, Jack Sock is a former junior US Open champion, victor at the 2017 Paris Masters, and semifinalist at the 2017 ATP Finals.

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Jack Sock moved from Nebraska to Kansas at the age of 12 with his mother and older brother Eric to train at the Mike Wolf Tennis Academy, while his father stayed in Lincoln to continue working as a financial advisor.

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Jack Sock went on to win two more team state championships after Eric graduated and began playing college tennis at the University of Nebraska.

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Jack Sock previously dated tennis player Sloane Stephens, and was previously linked to tennis player Katie Boulter.

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Jack Sock played his first ITF junior tournament in October 2008, at age 16, at the Pan American Championships.

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Jack Sock won the Boy's Junior National Tennis Championship in 2010 and 2011, earning a wildcard in both years for the main draw of the US Open.

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Jack Sock began playing in Futures tournaments in 2009, winning his first senior tournament on that circuit in November 2009.

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Jack Sock entered his first qualifying draw for an ATP tournament at the 2010 Miami Masters.

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Jack Sock finished the 2010 season ranked 878th in the world.

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Jack Sock began to play in a few tournaments at Challenger level, with his biggest success being a quarterfinal at the Dallas Challenger.

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Jack Sock competed in the main draw of the 2011 Miami Masters.

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Jack Sock finished 2011 ranked No 381 in singles and No 370 in the doubles.

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In 2012, Jack Sock won the Futures tournament at Plantation, as well as losing in the doubles final.

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Jack Sock played in the 2012 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, and lost in the second round to Izak van der Merwe.

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Jack Sock made it to the quarterfinals, where he lost to John Isner.

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Jack Sock then went on to defeat world No 85 Flavio Cipolla of Italy in straight sets, setting up his first ever Grand Slam third round match against 11th seed Nicolas Almagro, but was defeated in four sets.

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Jack Sock had a slow start to 2013, losing in qualifying at the Brisbane International and the 2013 Australian Open.

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Jack Sock made it through three rounds of qualifying without dropping a set to enter the main draw of the 2013 French Open.

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Jack Sock then lost to 35-year-old veteran Tommy Haas in straight sets.

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Jack Sock tried to qualify for Wimbledon for the first time, but although seeded second, lost to Mischa Zverev.

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Jack Sock then went on to beat Maximo Gonzalez, However, he lost to 18th seed Janko Tipsarevic in the third round.

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Jack Sock began his 2014 campaign in Auckland against Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.

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Jack Sock's aggressive playing style was too much for his opponent, and he won in straight sets to set up a match with German second seed Tommy Haas.

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Jack Sock then gained his first direct entry into the Australian Open main draw, after having failed to qualify the previous year.

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Jack Sock started strongly, defeating German Tobias Kamke in four sets in his opening match, before losing to former world No 7 Gael Monfils in the second round.

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Jack Sock beat Bernard Tomic and world No 6 Kei Nishikori to reach the third round of the 2014 Shanghai Rolex Masters.

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Jack Sock won his first three matches, including victories over seeded players Gilles Muller and Roberto Bautista Agut.

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Jack Sock lost in the fourth round to second seed Roger Federer in straight sets.

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Jack Sock made the doubles final, again partnering with Pospisil, but lost in a third-set tiebreaker to the Bryan brothers.

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Jack Sock then competed in the 2015 Mutua Madrid Open in Spain, advancing to the second round by beating wildcard Pablo Andujar in straight sets, before losing to 12th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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Jack Sock continued his run by beating Pablo Carreno Busta in four sets and teenager Borna Coric in straight sets.

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Jack Sock collapsed at the US Open, and was forced to retire against Ruben Bemelmans despite being ahead in the match.

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Jack Sock began his season at the 2016 Hopman Cup, representing the USA alongside Serena Williams, who was ultimately replaced by Victoria Duval due to injury.

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At the Auckland Open, Jack Sock reached his third career ATP final by beating a top-10 player David Ferrer for the second time in his career, despite losing the first set and battling flu-like symptoms.

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Jack Sock ended up retiring in the final due to that illness.

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Jack Sock began the clay-court season by reaching his second consecutive final in Houston, but was unable to defend his title after struggling with an injury in the last set of the final.

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Jack Sock played in all three tennis competitions at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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At the Shanghai Masters, Jack Sock defeated Milos Raonic for the first time in their last nine matches to reach his first career Masters quarterfinal.

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Once again, Jack Sock opened up the season with the Hopman Cup and the Auckland Open.

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Jack Sock reached the final at the Hopman Cup with Coco Vandeweghe while dropping just one set in the three round-robin matches, but lost in the final to the French team of Richard Gasquet and Kristina Mladenovic.

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Jack Sock then followed this performance with an even better result at the Auckland Open by reaching the final for the second year in a row, this time winning the title against Joao Sousa.

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Jack Sock finished his stretch down under by making his first appearance in the third round of the Australian Open, where he lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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Jack Sock continued his impressive streak of deep runs in Masters events by reaching his first career Masters semi-final at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

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Jack Sock became the first American to win a Masters event since Andy Roddick won the Miami Masters in 2010, and the first to win the Paris Masters since Andre Agassi in 1999.

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Jack Sock is the first American to qualify for the year-end championships in singles since Mardy Fish in 2011.

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Jack Sock was unable to match his success at the Hopman Cup and the Auckland Open from the previous year.

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Jack Sock's poor start to the season continued at the 2018 Delray Beach Open, where as the top seed and defending champion he lost in the second round to Reilly Opelka ranked number 228.

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However, Jack Sock won the doubles title with his partner, John Isner, after recording impressive victories over Ivan Dodig and Rajeev Ram, Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic, and Bob and Mike Bryan.

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Jack Sock was defeated in his first match of the China Open by Nikoloz Basilashvili.

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At the Shanghai Masters, Jack Sock was seeded 12th in singles but lost to Peter Gojowczyk in the first round.

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Jack Sock partnered with Jackson Withrow in the doubles draw, reaching the semifinal before falling to the pairing of Dominic Inglot and Austin Krajicek.

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Jack Sock received a wild card from the USTA into the men's singles main draw at the 2019 U S Open, extending his streak of participating in the draw to a decade, but lost in the first round.

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Jack Sock lost in the next round to Steve Johnson in three sets.

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At the Indian Wells Challenger, Jack Sock reached his first singles final of any kind in close to three years.

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Jack Sock lost in the next round to 32nd seed Adrian Mannarino in straight sets.

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Jack Sock's ranking would improve to No 249 because of the result.

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At the Little Rock Challenger, Jack Sock won his first singles title of any kind in close to four years defeating 3rd seed Emilio Gomez in the final.

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Jack Sock beat Alex Bolt and third seed Yoshihito Nishioka before being defeated by eighth seed and eventual champion Kevin Anderson in three sets.

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Jack Sock received a wildcard into the Citi Open where defeated Yoshihito Nishioka in the first round to play world No 3 Rafael Nadal in the second round.

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Jack Sock received a wildcard into the US Open Singles main draw.

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Jack Sock defeated Yoshihito Nishioka in the first round in four sets and followed his victory up with a five-set victory over 31st seed Alexander Bublik in the second round, marking the first time he made the third round of a grand slam since the 2017 Australian Open.

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Jack Sock partnered with John Isner in doubles at Indian Wells as a wildcard pair, and they won the doubles title, beating Santiago Gonzalez and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the final.

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Jack Sock reached the ATP Challenger final at the 2022 Ilkley Trophy where he lost to qualifier Zizou Bergs.

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Jack Sock returned to the top 100 in singles on 11 July 2022.

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At the US Open, Jack Sock retired in the fourth set of his second round match against Diego Schwartzman due to back injury.

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Jack Sock has played three seasons with World TeamTennis starting in 2017 when he debuted in the league with the Springfield Lasers, where he played the following year.

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Jack Sock was a member of the 2020 New York Empire during the 2020 WTT season at The Greenbrier.

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On two occasions, Jack Sock has conceded points where he believed the linesperson made an incorrect call.

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Later in the year, Jack Sock awarded a point to Richard Gasquet at the Paris Masters on an ace that was called out, saving Gasquet the need to use a challenge.

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Jack Sock can be considered a complete baseliner with both offensive and defensive abilities.

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Jack Sock uses his groundstrokes either to overpower opponents from the baseline or to move them around the court and look for a winner.

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The average topspin rpm on Jack Sock's forehand was once measured to be at 3800 during his 2015 season, more so than that of Rafael Nadal's peak average, and peaked at 5000rpm.

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Jack Sock's got the flailing elbow on the forehand and the backhand.

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Jack Sock is able to hit very powerful and consistent kick serves.

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Furthermore, Jack Sock is fast around the court, and is particularly good at running around his backhand to hit powerful inside-in or inside-out forehands.

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At the net, Jack Sock is very effective thanks to extremely fast reflexes, making him very high-rated as doubles player.

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