Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sightings from the Mountain

Observations from the first three days of the season: Arvidsson d. Stosur, 7-6(4) 7-5 in Brisbane Too often when an upset occurs, tennis fans and writers focus on what the higher-ranked player did wrong, and on the shock that she … Continue reading

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Quantifying ATP Players’ Recent Form

One of the reasons I devised a mathematical way to measure player’s recent performance was to pick out young players ready to compete at a higher level. One thing I learned by applying the formula to men’s tennis is that … Continue reading

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Quantitatively measuring WTA players’ recent form

There’s a lot of talk in tennis about which players are in form—who looks ready to make a breakthrough, who has peaked, and who is due for a collapse. Some of the talk is based on actual match results (which … Continue reading

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