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Sports Performance Measurement and Analytics: The Science of Assessing Performance, Predicting Future Outcomes, Interpreting Statistical Models, and Evaluating the Market Value of Athletes by Lorena Martin

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Tennis Glossary

ace A shot that derives from a serve and is a winner.

ad court The left side of the court for each player.

advantage When a player wins the deuce point and is one point away from obtaining the game.

all Refers to the situation when players have the same number of points, games, or sets.

all-court player A player who can play from all positions on the court: baseline, transition, and/or the net.

alley The side area on the outside of the singles courts, used to play doubles.

alternate A player who is on wait-list and may replace another player in a tournament due to injury/withdrawal.

angles Shot used to force the opponent wide off the court.

approach shot Shot that is used when a player wants to transition from baseline to the ...

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