Former world No. 8 Jack Sock recently announced his retirement from professional tennis after his last appearance at the 2023 US Open. The American exited in the first round of men's doubles alongside John Isner (who also decided to hang up the racquet) and was also eliminated in the first round of mixed doubles, partnering with the eventual singles champion, Coco Gauff.
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At just 30 years old, many were surprised by the news of his retirement, despite being away from the top ranks for several years. However, as Jack Sock had previously explained, he also intended to dedicate more time to his family, especially with the imminent arrival of his first child.
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His wife, Laura Sock, shared a photo of the new addition to the family and received appreciation from several prominent figures in tennis, including Leylah Fernandez and Coco Gauff (both of whom have been his partners in mixed doubles), his friend John Isner, and the Bryan brothers, Bob and Mike, among others.
"Everyone say hi to Brody Bryan Sock 🤍 our greatest blessing on 11/14/23," the post was captioned.
“Congrats to you both! He's so cute!! ♥️,” Leylah Fernandez wrote.
“congrats ❤️ very adorable” Coco Gauff wrote.
"Amazing!! Congrats, guys!" - The official account of the Bryan Brothers, Bob and Mike Bryan.
“Hi! 🤗🥰Just precious!” Shelby Rogers commented.
Others who joined were Kim Clijsters, Shelby Rogers, Asia Muhammad, and even Nick Kyrgios's girlfriend, Costeen Hatzi.