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  1. Matt
    Matt April 28, 2013 at 6:04 pm |

    I don’t think all game points are big points. I think only 40-30, or ad-ins are big game points. I never see a fist pump to make the score 40-15, but often see it when the returner gets a game to deuce, ergo not a big point to hold at love or 40-15.

  2. Jason
    Jason April 29, 2013 at 8:07 am |

    And what if a player loses 10 ‘Key’ points in one game, but then eventually wins the game anyway? Does that make including those lost ‘Key’ points irrelevant as far as the overall stats are concerned as they had no bearing on the eventual outcome?

  3. COMEON
    COMEON April 29, 2013 at 9:08 am |

    Nice stats analysis. I hope you keep doing them.

    The conclusion though, Kerber has to work harder to win?

    Yes…every woman on the WTA who isn’t Serena, Masha or Vika has to “work harder” to win vs those girls. You don’t need stats to figure that one out lol.

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