Mathematics in tennis

Author(s)

Clarke, Stephen R.

Available versions

Abstract

In recent years there has been an increasing interest in the application of mathematics to problems in sport. Students interested in a range of mathematical applications in sports such as baseball, Americann football, basketball, hockey, cricket, tennis, golf, athletics and rowing should read Ladany and machol (1977), 'Optimal Strategies in Sports', North Holland Publ. Co. As an example, we will look at applying some probability to investigate the effects of different scoring systems in tennis... [Introduction]

Publication year

1985

Publication type

Journal article

Source

Function: a school mathematics magazine, Vol. 9, no. 2 (Apr 1985), pp. 21-24

ISSN

0313-6825

Publisher

Monash University

Publisher URL

http://www.monash.edu/

Copyright

Copyright © 1985 Stephen Clarke. The published version is reproduced with the permission of the publisher.

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