Expected Points

--- Jeff Sackmann ---

A brief look at insightful stats, trends, and trivia in the world of tennis. A daily podcast with Jeff Sackmann from @tennisabstract.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Garbine Muguruza, the Top Five Player Ranked #13

    Muguruza’s Dubai title makes her computer ranking look even more outdated, Nikoloz Basilashvili and Cristian Garin reverse their losing streaks in style, and the ATP is putting an impressive amount of prize money in the pockets of its players. ...

    03/15/2021

  2. When Match Point Isn’t Quite Enough

    An unconverted break point puts Roger Federer’s comeback on pause, Elise Mertens stops the momentum of another lower-ranked player, and Andrey Rublev rests his way into the Doha semi-finals. ...

    03/12/2021

  3. WTA Wild Cards Gone Wild

    A trio of wild cards are proving that they belong in Dubai and Guadalajara, Dominic Thiem is flying under the radar as the top seed in Doha, and Jessica Pegula has mastered the art of dismissing Karolina Pliskova. ...

    03/11/2021

  4. Roger Federer is Back, and He's Older Than Ever

    We’ll soon get a look at how 39-year-old Federer stacks up against veterans of the past, Coco Gauff is learning to love third sets, and Aryna Sabalenka joins an extremely crowded list of active doubles number ones. ...

    03/10/2021

  5. Andrey Rublev, Master of the ATP 500

    Rublev continues his winning ways just outside of the sport’s biggest stages, Misaki Doi is more than the usual lucky loser, and Frances Tiafoe comes through a nailbiter in Santiago. ...

    03/09/2021