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Forget the Controversy – Stats Say Serena was Outplayed

Forget the controversy. The stats tell the story of Saturday's US Open Women's final between Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams. Serving Stats It's pretty unusual for Serena to be outdone on serving stats, but she was, and by quite a margin. The stats below illustrate pretty clearly that Serena's first serve percentage was too low. It got better in the ... More

Remote Mode – A New Way to Keep Family and Friends Updated with Live Scores

GT Stats "Remote Mode" is almost here! Live score updates from around the corner, across town, across the country or over the other side of the world. What is Remote Mode? If you're like me, you log the stats of your junior's matches point by point. At the change of ends, I usually skip over to messages to provide a score update to interested family ... More

Federer v Djokovic – Cincinnati Final. What the Stats Say

In an effort to demonstrate the value of stats, even at the pro level, I recorded the Cincinnati final on Sunday using GT Stats. Not that the stats will tell Roger Federer anything he doesn't already know! The stats do reveal what RF is probably working hard on in the lead-up to the US Open next week. Part of the value in doing this exercise is to point ... More

Tennis Scoring Formats – Pick One or Load Your Own

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 would expect in tennis. As tennis has evolved as a sport, so have the scoring formats used to determine the outcome of a ... More

GT Stats is Now Available for Android

After a successful launch on the App Store last month, Android users can now download GT Stats onto phones and tablets. Is There any Difference in Functionality in the Android Version? None whatsoever. We've been able to replicate match loading and all analytics on the Android version. As with most apps, GT Stats hasn't been tested on all Android ... More