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Two points away, set points…

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Two points away I don’t know exactly when I thought that would be interesting to prepare such a stats, perhaps three or four years ago. Obviously there’s important info considering matches in which a player won an encounter despite a … Continue reading

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Number of tournaments by players

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I would say that a notable player participates in at least 200 tournaments on the main level throughout his career. It is a simple calculation because an average career on the main level lasts around twelve years, during that time … Continue reading

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Top 20 in 2011 (stats)

Here is a statistical comparison of 20 best players of this year, two days before Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London. I guess an interesting thing which you won’t probably find anywhere else is stats considering sets won/loss despite set … Continue reading

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Longest matches (best of 3): XXI century

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Because the regular season is finished, I would like to post – I hope – interesting stats until the end of the year with my descriptive analyzes. I’m starting today with the longest ‘best of 3’ matches… There is a … Continue reading

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2011: descriptive summary

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Only 11 days left to the end of the regular season, thus I thought it’s a time to begin a recap of the year 2011 I want to do this in three parts, today “descriptive summary”, after Paris I will … Continue reading

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Muster’s second retirement

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Thomas Muster [1,078], the former No. 1 in the world, for the second time finished his career last week in Vienna. The 44-year-old Austrian retired for the first time at Roland Garros in 1999, where he achieved his biggest success getting the … Continue reading

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Troicki survives an epic (Moscow)

Viktor Troicki [16], known for his choking abilities, won today in Moscow as the defending champion, arguably the most dramatic match in his career. The Serb rallied from a *0:4 deficit in the 3rd set against the Moscow-born Alex Bogomolov … Continue reading

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End of Mannarino’s odd streak

I had already mentioned Mannarino’s winning streak of long tie-breaks during the last Wimbledon. The Frenchman didn’t play a tie-break with at least two changes of end since then until today – he was beaten by Ivan Dodig 6-7(5), 6-7(6) … Continue reading

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Mixed – new page

18-year-old Jack Sock of the United States and his one year older compatriot Melanie Oudin, won the last US Open in mixed doubles. I’ve added today the last page to my blog in 2011: mixed doubles. “I feel like I … Continue reading

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Masters – new pages

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There are only seven weeks left to the end of the regular season. The best four players of the last four years have already secured their spots in the ATP season ending championships in London. Who will join them? I … Continue reading

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