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WME-IMG signs American tennis player Jack Sock

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 27 / 15

Sock, ranked No. 31 in the world, moves over from CAA Sports. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES WME-IMG has signed 22-year-old American tennis player Jack Sock for worldwide marketing and manage...

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