Looking at Roger Federer’s Consistency Ratings during his loss to Kei Nishikori in Madrid – plus Kei’s key adjustment that might have helped turn the tide.
Looking at Jerzy Janowicz’ Forehand and Backhand Consistency Ratings during his 2nd round match vs Tomas Berdych at the 2013 Madrid Masters 1000. They’re far better than I expected!
A detailed look into the Key Points played during the Barcelona Final between Rafael Nadal and Nicolás Almagro.
A detailed look into the Key Points played during the Stuttgart Final between Maria Sharapova and Li Na.
A detailed look into the Key Points of the Sharapova-Kerber semifinal in the Stuttgart WTA Premier event.
This week on The Backboard: an in-depth look into all the Key Points of the 2013 Djokovic-Nadal Monte Carlo final. Plus: Fed Cup is making match scorecards available online, Robin Haase can’t win a tiebreaker to save his life, and the Classic Era of Genesis.
Five tennis stats that the ATP and WTA should track.
A statistical analysis of Rafael Nadal’s matches against Phillip Kohlschreiber and Grigor Dimitrov, as well as of his dominance in Monte Carlo.
In this week’s edition of The Backboard, I ask the Houston ATP 250 semifinalists (Isner, Almagro, Mónaco & Williams) about their use of statistics and video; plus much more.
Let’s get this out of the way quickly: the Miami final between Andy Murray and David Ferrer was not a very good tennis match. It was a tense affair, and both men struggled to cope with the situation, their opponent, the noon Miami sun, and who knows what else. Of the 208 points played, 45% [...]