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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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Importance

Importance

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(p.48) (p.49) 4 Importance
Source:
Analyzing Wimbledon
Author(s):

Franc Klaassen

Jan R. Magnus

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355952.003.0004

The concept of importance is defined: importance of a point in a game, of a game in a set, and of a set in a match. From there the chapter obtains also the importance of a point in a match. Are all points equally important? Is the seventh game especially important? What is the most important point in a match? The chapter presents three importance profiles of famous matches as illustrations.

Keywords:   importance, big point, big game, seventh game, importance profile

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