As a tennis coach, I’d love to watch all the matches of all the kids I teach. The truth is I probably don’t get to any more than 20%. Read More
I’m a tennis coach, although I’m a dad of two children first. When my son, Tom (pictured above), first started competing in higher level tournaments, I recorded his match stats with pen and paper. It was just basic errors and winners type stuff.
As he became more experienced, Read More
Forced errors are the forgotten stat of tennis. Have a look at the stat sheet above from an old-ish match between Roger Federer and Xavier Malisse. See a row for forced errors in there?
Yet, do some quick maths and you’ll quickly realize that recording unforced errors and winners ONLY Read More
When I was a tennis junior way back when, singles and doubles carried the same importance. In the decades leading up to the 90s, some would argue that there was a greater emphasis on doubles than singles.
Whether we like it or not, times have changed. Doubles isn’t televised Read More