Jon Wertheim

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Lewis Jon Wertheim[1] (born in Bloomington, Indiana)[2] is a sports journalist and author. He has been a full-time staff member for Sports Illustrated since 1996[3], and is presently the Executive Editor [4]. He has covered tennis, the NBA, sports business and mixed martial arts. He is also a contributing correspondent for 60 Minutes on CBS and an analyst for the Tennis Channel at the four Majors. Wertheim is the author of ten books including Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever Played, which gives a stroke by stroke analysis of the 2008 Men's Singles Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, and is a co-author (along with Toby Moskowitz) of the New York Times bestseller Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won, a wide-ranging statistical analysis of common misconceptions in American sports.

He lives in New York City with his wife Ellie and their two children.[5]

He has an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.[6]


  1. ^ Public Records. "Lewis Wertheim". Public Records. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
  2. ^ IMDB. "Jon Wertheim - Biography". IMDB. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
  3. ^ L. Jon Wertheim Writer
  4. ^ 60 Minutes Biography
  5. ^ L. Jon Wertheim Writer Archive
  6. ^ Linkedin