4 Results for tag: Backhand

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

The Scroller – Tennis Stats for any Time in a Match

Have you ever wanted to show your junior the stats from a particular score in the match they just played? Have you ever watched your junior lose a match from a winning position? Perhaps they won the first set and had 3-0 in the second and went on to lose? Or perhaps the reverse? The problem with tennis stats is that they tend to show the stats of an ... More

Racket Speed or Ball Speed – Which One Is More Important?

The four tennis sensors (Sony, Qlipp, Zepp and Babolat Play) have rather different outputs for "Speed". So, as a player and/or coach, is racket speed more valuable or more important than ball speed, or vice versa? It should be stated at the outset that all you will ever get from Zepp and Babolat Play are session or overall averages. Neither provides ... More

Sensor Accuracy Challenge Part 1 – Groundstrokes, Volleys and Serves

4 Sensors, 1 accuracy challenge. We strapped, clicked and fiddled our sensors into a few rackets. We changed the player a few times and threw a few juniors into the mix. Why? To see if we can get some sort of handle on the accuracy of the products available in a fairly young product market - tennis sensors. Our starting point is the the simplest ... More