The first two times you hit a ball in a rally matter more to winning a point in tennis than all the shots that follow. Traditional tennis statistics focus on simple metrics such as first serve percentages and unforced errors. We identify how the point starts and ends but fail to acknowledge how many shots were struck. The most important metric in tennis has been hiding in plain sight for generations.
Learn how leading executives from the most forward-thinking organizations in sports (Amazon, Comcast and KAGR) are using data to understand how to attract new fans & create new experiences.
How good am I? How good are you? How good are the pros? How do they compare with the pros from previous eras? Simple questions yet impossible to answer objectively in racquet sports - until now... Richard Bickers - founder of SquashLevels - has worked to provide objective answers using a mathematical rating algorithm that takes behavioural factors into account and works globally across space and time. While currently developed for squash, the principles could apply equally well across all racquet sports promising to settle these debates once and for all.
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