American Jack Sock tested out a new postmatch tradition today at the ASB Classic in New Zealand. After beating Kevin Anderson, Sock gave one of his used socks to a fan.
Australian Lleyton Hewitt had a little help during his Hopman Cup match at Perth Arena Tuesday from an unexpected source: his opponent, Jack Sock.
American Jack Sock had to retire in the middle of the fourth set against Belgian Ruben Bemelmans at the U.S. Open today. Sock’s legs cramped up, and trainers had to sit him down before he was eventually helped off the court. Bemelmans automatically advanced to the third round, and will play Stan Wawrinka.
Poor Jack Sock. The tennis gladiator named after the bravest piece of laundry in the mid-hamper has succumbed to Nicolás Almagro in the third round of the US Open. Sock's sacking was hardly surprising. After all, Almagro was the tournament's 11-seed. Sock, meanwhile, was unseeded. No shame there.
This morning, Harvey Araton of The New York Times introduced the world to a U.S. Open qualifier named Jack Sock. Here's a passage that apparently posed no problem for any copy editors: