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Analyzing WimbledonThe Power of Statistics$
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Franc Klaassen and Jan R. Magnus

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199355952

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.001.0001

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Warming up

Warming up

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(p.1) 1 Warming up
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Analyzing Wimbledon
Author(s):

Franc Klaassen

Jan R. Magnus

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.003.0001

Why study tennis? Why use statistics? In addition to answering these questions, this introductory chapter discusses the difference between correlation and causality, how sports data can tell us something about human behavior, and it provides a history of Wimbledon.

Keywords:   Wimbledon, commentators, causality, human behavior

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