In this article, I will examine the prior probabilities that Stanislas Wawrinka, or a player with a similar seeding in the tournament, would go on to win the 2014 Australian Open. I will also review any prior matches similar to the final between Stanislas Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal to determine his
In this article, I will examine one of the commonly accepted truths in tennis: that it is an advantage to be the player who is serving in the first game of a set. I will look at this from multiple angles and I pay special attention to whether this advantage exists in a deciding third or fifth set
It seems to me that we just finished up this summer’s Wimbledon tournament and now the US Open is already upon us.
There are a number of differences between the two tournaments, and the most obvious of these is the playing surface; the US Open is played on a hardcourt surface while Wimbledon is