Consistency Ratings: Roger Federer vs Florian Mayer and Federico Delbonis in Hamburg
A statistical look at Roger Federer’s consistency ratings during his last two matches in Hamburg – and for the first time, all the data is here for you to examine.
Consistency Ratings: Roger Federer Gets Upset in Madrid
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.
Consistency Ratings: The Roller Coaster Known as Jerzy Janowicz
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!
Stats: Rafael Nadal’s Efficiency and Consistency in Monte Carlo
A statistical analysis of Rafael Nadal’s matches against Phillip Kohlschreiber and Grigor Dimitrov, as well as of his dominance in Monte Carlo.
Stats: Andy Murray Rights the Ship in the Miami Final
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% […]
Stats: The Ruthless Efficiency of Serena Williams
Last night Serena Williams obliterated World Number 4 Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 in the semifinals of the Miami Premier Mandatory. The fourth best player offered such little resistance to one of the all-time greats of women’s tennis that it even felt like the final score could’ve been even more lopsided. Before the match started, I […]
Stats: Maria Sharapova’s Forehand and Backhand Efficiency Ratings – Miami QF vs Sara Errani
“You have the best backhand in the world” – Thomas Högstedt (Sharapova’s coach) Yesterday I wrote a post about a new statistic that I wanted to track during tennis matches: the Forehand and Backhand Efficiency Ratings. The concept is rather simple: I would count how many forehands and backhands are attempted by a player during […]
Stats: Introducing the Forehand (and Backhand) Efficiency Rating
The other day, as I was watching a random Miami match, I wondered aloud on Twitter about how interesting it would be if we could get a statistic that tells you what percentage of forehands hit in a match don’t result in unforced errors. Simple idea, no? As we know, the ATP MatchFacts don’t give […]