9 Results for tag: Statistics

Winner to Error Ratios – Tennis Stats that Matter

There are a lot of parents at tennis tournaments and comps every weekend watching their juniors. One of the common comments is “he/she is just making too many unforced errors”. While that might be true, how many is too many and how should an error count relate to the winner/forced error count? This is where a ratio of winners/forced errors to ... More

Error Location – Match Stats that Help You Practice

Minimizing errors is a major part of junior tennis training. Apart from the obvious stroke production, a player can minimize errors through footwork, shot selection, and a whole stack of other stuff that goes in to playing tennis. As a parent, it’s difficult to know which errors your junior player is making most just by watching. Coaches don’t get ... More

Unforced Errors, Forced Errors and Winners – The Differences

Winners, Forced Errors and Unforced Errors are the three ways a point can end in tennis, save the odd net touch or voluntary hindrance, or something like that. Television networks have, seemingly, been loath to show Forced Errors onscreen, preferring to show Winners and Unforced Errors only. While that might be adequate for the pros, it’s not necessa... More

Recording Tennis Stats – Is There an App for That?

Recording tennis stats can be a laborious task. Yet tennis stats, when recorded correctly, can tell a player so much about their game and areas that require improvement. Once the stats are recorded, there’s an extrapolation process. Putting the recorded stats into a readable format or, better still, visual format, can take a while. After becoming ... More