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Are Points in Tennis Independent and Identically Distributed ? Evidence From a Dynamic Binary Panel Data Model

@inproceedings{FrancJG2008ArePI,
  title={Are Points in Tennis Independent and Identically Distributed ? Evidence From a Dynamic Binary Panel Data Model},
  author={M. FrancJ.G. and Jan.},
  year={2008}
}
  • M. FrancJ.G., Jan.
  • Published 2008
  • This article tests whether points in tennis are independent and identically distributed (iid). We model the probability of winning a point on service and show that points are neither independent nor identically distributed: winning the previous point has a positive effect on winning the current point, and at “important” points it is more difŽ cult for the server to win the point than at less important points. Furthermore, the weaker a player, the stronger are these effects. Deviations from iid… CONTINUE READING

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