Jack Sock: 'Singles is my career'



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Jack Sock: 'Singles is my career'

World No. 10 Jack Sock insists his focus remains on singles. The 25-year-old won the Delray Beach men's doubles this past week alongside childhood-friend Jackson Withrow. Sock has had some big success so far in his career in doubles.

The American won the 2014 Wimbledon men's doubles title alongside Canadian Vasek Pospisil, as well as the 2015 Indian Wells title. Sock also won the 2016 Rio Olympics mixed doubles gold title alongside Bethanie Mattek-Sands and won the bronze model with Steve Johnson.

Sock has played in 19 ATP men's doubles finals so far in his career -- achieving a 9-10 win/loss record. Sock, who enjoyed his singles career-high of No. 8 last week, won his maiden Masters 1000 singles title at the Paris Masters and reached the semi-finals of the ATP Finals event this past November.

The American has had a tough start to the year in singles, having lost in the Auckland and Australian Open first round before he reached the second round in Delray Beach. “Singles is my career,” Sock underlined after winning the Delray Beach doubles title: “I like to play doubles for fun.

Anytime you’re winning matches, it gives you confidence. Probably since Wimbledon, people wanted to call me a doubles specialist. I was 20 in the world in singles and top 10 in doubles and people thought I was terrible at singles.

Singles has always been my goal. That’s been my career.” Singles No. 4 seed Sock is set to team up with fellow compatriot Ryan Harrison at this week's ATP Acapulco. Also read: Fabio Fognini done with Golden Swing tournaments