Tennis is a Game of Errors? Not if you want to improve

Tennis is a Game of Errors? Not if you want to improve In tennis, if you add forced errors and unforced errors together, you can justify the statement “tennis is a game of errors”. The problem is it’s a really lazy way of reporting what happens in a tennis match. Consider these definitions: Unforced error … Read more

135 Working with Tennis Canada

135 TENNIS ANALYTICS WORKING WITH TENNIS CANADA We are incredibly excited to be working with Tennis Canada starting in March, 2023. Our education programs, systems and software will be implemented with TC’s “top prospect” players initially, then filter through the TC ecosystem over time. Please see the article below on The First Serve website and … Read more

Using the 135 App Scroller

The pros have moved on to the US hard court season and we had a classic example of why being able to see analytics at any stage of a match can be so important. Thanasi Kokkinakis played Fernando Verdasco in the first round in Los Carbos

135 Analytics of Juniors, Part 2

Part 2 of our junior analytics from Tarbes, 2022 is the Boys final. Both boys are 13 years old. Again, we’ll start with a quick look at the broad match numbers

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135 Analytics of Juniors, Part 1

Julia Stusek v Hannah Klugman Tarbes Final 2022

We’ve run the analytics on the final of Tarbes, a big junior tournament in France, to have a look at the 135 numbers of the match, and one player in particular.

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Recording Errors

If players want to improve, they have to know about their errors. Tennis has always made this process very confusing by only reporting unforced errors, rather than the difference between

June Workshops Part 1

In Part 1 of June workshops, we look at the way tennis analytics are displayed on TV and started to discuss how we need to measure improvement by recording the difference between a forced and an unforced error.

June Workshops Part 2

In Part 2 of our Workshops, we looked at how analytics tell the story of each point, “big data” and some of the stats that don’t matter.