In tennis, do smashes win matches?
Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2013
© 2013 The Royal Statistical Society
Volume 10, Issue 3, pages 35–38, June 2013
How to Cite
Budrus, S., Plas, S. V. and Cook, D. (2013), In tennis, do smashes win matches?. Significance, 10: 35–38. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2013.00665.x
- Issue online: 20 JUN 2013
- Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2013
It is summer, and Wimbledon and the French and US Opens are with us. In tennis, does the man with the fastest serve win? And can you make too few unforced errors for success? Sarah Budrus, Susan Vander Plas and Dianne Cook analyse what gets the star players to match point.