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Forced Errors – The Forgotten Tennis Stat

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

Tennis Stats – Set and Match Momentum, New Functionality

Momentum in tennis isn’t new. If you’ve been watching tennis for a long time, you know that there are ebbs and flows along the way. Measuring it and displaying it graphically Read More

Forced Errors and Unforced Errors – Where to Start with Tennis Stats

The difference between forced and unforced errors is easier to understand if you ask one question
The difference between forced errors and unforced errors can be a little confusing for the parents and juniors starting Read More

Scoring Formats of Modern Tennis

Tennis scoring is one of the most brilliant inventions in modern sport. There aren’t too many sports out there where winning more points can still mean losing a match. While not overly common, such an anomaly happens more than one Read More

Recording Doubles Stats in Tennis

Recording stats for a doubles match - by team or individual?

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

Recording Tennis Scores and Stats

GT STATS has been engineered to provide coaches, players and parents with maximum effect from Read More

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