Interactive: Tennis Stats, Height, and Age trends on the ATP World Tour

Identifying statistical trends in the men’s tennis game

As part of our data exploration series, we used available datasets, as well as our data to map an increasing trend in height and aces, and a decreasing trend in double faults since 1991.

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Data Exploration: Surface, Serving, and Stature, by the Numbers

We answer how court surface impacts height and serving statistics

Thank you for visiting TenniStats. We are a blog that focuses on the analysis and visualization of tennis data. In this first post, we start by exploring our dataset and sharing some general insights to lay the groundwork for future discussion. Please subscribe to stay up-to-date on our progress!

Picture1 We first examined data for the 2015 season consisting of every men’s singles match played at the ATP 250 level or higher. It contains data points on the tournament, players, and statistics of each match, including points won, aces, and double faults. We examined how court surface impacts these match statistics, as well as how height may give an advantage on different surfaces.

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