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WTA vs NCAA-W Return
Data below is based on 162,846 return points from 2022 to 2023 (WTA 89,925, NCAA-W 72,921)…
How do serve stats differ between WTA and NCAA players?
While college women players had a slightly higher 1st Serve % (NCAA-W 65% vs WTA 62%), the results show a considerable difference in favor of the pros.
How do serve stats differ between ATP and NCAA?
We compared ATP and NCAA server points from 2022 to 2023 to see what the differences are on strength of serve. While 1st Serve % was very similar, Pros were …
Do servers double fault more on break points than game points?
Do servers double fault more when facing a break point than when they hold a game point? How about aces on break points vs game points? We looked at 21,140 serve points from last year’s US Open Men division and here are the numbers: Game Points accounted for 20% of all serve points, while Break […]
Are most errors in the net or out?
Over the years at tennis coach conferences we have been told that 2 of every 3 errors are in the net. A simple teaching “aid” was to cover the net with a tarp or solid covering. The theory was that if the player could not see through the net, they were less likely to hit the ball into it. So we ran the numbers…
Sabalenka – Go Big! Early!
Aryna Sabalenka’s game plan was consistent throughout the 2023 Australian Open. She took a non-traditional approach and it paid off!
When do most Girls 14 Errors occur?
More errors occur on the return than on any other single stroke, outnumbering return winners by more than…
Where do winners and errors occur for the best B14’s?
Even the best players in the world make more errors than winners. About 3x as many. The top player in the world wins no more than….
Where do most errors happen in the G12’s?
The G12 in the world make more than 6x more Errors than Winners in the 1st 4 shots!