Against Nadal, Do Not Fall Behind On Serve

Imagine losing the opening point of your service game and consequently not being favoured to hold serve. You must be playing Rafael Nadal. An Infosys ATP Beyond The Numbers analysis of the 2018 year-end Top 25 of the ATP Rankings identifies that there is just one player who statistically becomes the favourite when returning if he wins the opening point of the game. [ALSO LIKE] The data set is from the past four seasons and uncovers that Nadal has won 50.4 per cent (649/1288) of his return games when...

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1 week ago, ATP World Tour

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