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CMT SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Michael Monaco — “Monaco became the team doctor. In his role with the Sock team, Monaco says the medical care is wide-ranging.” ~KCUR 89.9

“Everything from making sure that he’s healthy, that he has good nutrition, that he has good fluid and electrolytes so he doesn’t cramp on the court and he’s in great physical shape,” says Monaco. “They say it takes a village. In this case, it really does.”

How A Kansas City-Based Team Helps Tennis Player Jack Sock Compete Around The World

By Greg Echlin • Aug 28, 2017

Dr. Michael Monaco, MDVIP-affiliated Physician & one of 25 in the U.S. Named as a Top Doctor in Concierge Medicine … Read More …

The top five men’s tennis players in the world are at least 30 or older. Twenty-four year old Jack Sock of Overland Park is part of the sport’s next generation hoping to change that. When the U.S. Open Championships begin today, Sock has big ambitions. But in Kansas City where he digs in, Sock isn’t alone in his efforts. Jack Sock routinely plays against the world’s best. Earlier this year, Sock faced Roger Federer, the eventual winner at Wimbledon this summer. In three matches against Federer, Sock has yet to beat him. But at the age of 35, Federer rarely loses. It amazes Sock.

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SOURCE: http://kcur.org/post/how-kansas-city-based-team-helps-tennis-player-jack-sock-compete-around-world#stream/0

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