Servers on both sides correctly targeted the returner’s backhand side. 🎾 FH Return Errors to Winners – 7.9 🎾 BH Return Errors to Winners – 12.4
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At the 2022 Grand Slams, players were more likely to hit a backhand return than a forehand return. In fact, backhand returns outnumbered forehands by 10%. In the Deuce court the returner hits a similar number of Forehand to Backhand returns. But on the Ad side, there are considerably more BH returns. This is due […]
Because the Serve and Return are inversely related, the victor is not simply the best server. The quality of the return negatively impacts opponent serve stats. The advantage though is to the server. They get to set the stage with the choice of: Direction Pace Spin And, they get 2 opportunities to get the ball […]
Points won on serve is the strongest indicator to winning matches. But it is not just the strength of the actual serve that influences this metric. Equally important is the strength of the return.
A Review of the 2022 Grand Slam Review – Girls. The world’s top junior Girls rally data is remarkably similar on the faster hard and grass courts.