Jon Wertheim

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Lewis Jon Wertheim[1] (born November 11, 1970 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 has covered tennis, the NBA, sports business and mixed martial arts. He is the author of the book, 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 book 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.[4]

He has an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.[5]


  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. ^ L. Jon Wertheim Writer Archive
  5. ^ Linkedin