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Trading Tennis in-clay – When it’s good to see Red

Trading Tennis in-clay – When it’s good to see Red

European clay court Tennis, Group Racing at Newmarket, the Grand National behind us; spring is definitely here!

We are now on the cusp of a lot of major sporting action. The Monte Carlo Masters Tennis is a signal to start dusting down things for the French Open. The European clay court season is upon us and it presents us with some decent opportunities. 

Tennis – Why Red Clay can equal Green

Clay is an interesting surface for Tennis because of

20/04/2017 | By | Reply More
Tennis traders turn blue into green

Tennis traders turn blue into green

The tournament in Madrid has caught my attention this week. I haven’t traded it much in the past, but the move to blue clay caught my attention. I love uncertainty, as it often creates opportunity.

Madrid is playing on a new surface this year, blue clay. Officially the surface is supposed to play the same as red clay but the top players are complaining that it’s playing nothing like normal, “It’s too slippery”. Players have complained that it is hard …

10/05/2012 | By More
Tennis – Grass vs Clay

Tennis – Grass vs Clay

What statistical evidence is there to support the differences between grass and clay court Tennis?

Yesterday we highlighted some ATP data that told you the difference in how much shorter a point is on grass. Winning a point on grass is an average of 1/3rd the time on clay. My first instinct on reading this statistic was that a match on grass must be shorter than on clay.

Ever curious, I downloaded and analysed ten years worth of grand slam …

21/06/2011 | By More