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How Much Does One Point Matter?

Year: 
2012
Researcher(s): 
Hannah DePriest, Ryan Rahrig (advisor)
Institution: 
Ohio Northern University
Discipline: 
Statistics

This presentation will summarize several probabilities surrounding the game of tennis. Given the probabilities of winning a point when serving for each player, it will be shown how to compute the probability of winning a game, set, and match. In addition, further expansion on the idea of ‘deuce’ will be examined. The full student program can be found here.

2012 Miami University Fall Conference: Statistics in Sports (September 28, 2012)