How do you turn your best week ever into an established career? Tim van Rijthoven seeks to do just that at the Wimbledon Championships as he suddenly stands on the precipice of a Top 100 debut.
Starting the year ranked No. 261, the Dutchman was an unknown commodity in elite tennis circles until about three weeks ago when he scored wins over Taylor Fritz, Félix Auger-Aliassime, and Daniil Medvedev to win his first ATP title—in only his second main-draw appearance.
For Medvedev, it was like seeing a ghost from Christmas past.