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Importance

Franc Klaassen and Jan R. Magnus

in Analyzing Wimbledon: The Power of Statistics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199355952
eISBN:
9780199395477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The concept of importance is defined: importance of a point in a game, of a game in a set, and of a set in a match. From there the chapter obtains also the importance of a point in a match. Are all ... More


Analyzing Wimbledon: The Power of Statistics

Franc Klaassen and Jan R. Magnus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199355952
eISBN:
9780199395477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The game of tennis raises many questions that are of interest to a statistician. Is it true that beginning to serve in a set gives an advantage? Are new balls an advantage? Is the seventh game in a ... More


Special points and games

Franc Klaassen and Jan R. Magnus

in Analyzing Wimbledon: The Power of Statistics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199355952
eISBN:
9780199395477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The chapter zooms in on the question whether players perform differently at specific points or games. Do real champions win the big points? Is it an advantage to serve the first game in a set? ... More


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