Jack Sock Is the 'Showtime' of Tennis
With his name, the only vocation Jack Sock coulda pursued was athletics.
And without a doubt, dude's living up to his destiny.
Currenlty, he's the highest-ranked American player on the pro tennis tour.
Apparently, he's also able to get up to game speed on a moment's notice.
In the process, Sock was awarded the eighth and final spot in the Nitto ATP Finals at Wimbledon, an event that features a nifty little two-division, round-robin format.
He was drawn into the Becker group, where to date, he's 1-1.
Sock rallied to stop Marin Čilić: 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 with recoveries like this:
Tennis royalty bit in his second outing whn he got dumped by Roger Federer: 6-4, 7-6.
Perhaps the American lost the war in that one, but Sock used -- shall we say? -- cheeky tactics to win at least one battle:
Dude's got a 'ways to go to get to Federer's level, but at least he's enjoying the trip.