Win at All Costs or Lose Gracefully in High-Stakes Competition ? Gender Differences in Professional Tennis

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  title={Win at All Costs or Lose Gracefully in High-Stakes Competition ? Gender Differences in Professional Tennis},
  author={},
  year={2018}
}
  • Published 2018
This paper examines line-call challenges by male and female professional tennis players in major tournaments around the world. In terms of utilization rates, we find that the genders behave similarly. Nevertheless, we do detect some intriguing gender differences in these challenges. First, male players’ challenges are more likely to be provoked by those of their opponents. More importantly, at tiebreaks, females are more likely to reverse an umpire’s unfavorable call, while males make… CONTINUE READING

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