At the Jr, Orange Bowl B12 division over the last few years, the winners and errors ratios are pretty stable. We considered over 18,000 points played in this division:
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 […]
In the girls’ draw at the 2022 US Open, 3 of every 4 points ended in an error by one of the players (Winners – 24%, Errors 76%).
Carlos Alcaraz is the new King of Tennis, vanquishing his opponents at the 2022 US Open.
He played 275 games in total and won 160 (58%) of these. And rather than winning in traditional fashion, by making fewer errors than opponents, he won by hitting more winners (5%).
The greatest variance happens on the return of serve. The fewest winners and most errors are hit on the return than on any other specific rally length. Looking at the return differential of -17% in another way, WTA players make almost 10 return errors to every winner.