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. Daniil Medvedev Almost Cracks the ATP Top Two

    Rafael Nadal has a fight on his hands to retain a spot just behind Novak Djokovic in the rankings, Naomi Osaka’s second-week performance at slams defies historical precedent, and Coco Gauff is no standard-issue qualifier at this week’s Adelaide International. ...

    02/22/2021

  2. Looking Beyond #18 For Novak Djokovic

    Djokovic brushes aside Daniil Medvedev with a performance for the ages, Roger Federer should get comfortable with the idea of a lower place on the all-time slam list, and a flurry of younger prospects have excelled this week at Challengers around the world. ...

    02/21/2021

  3. Naomi Osaka Wins Her Fourth Grand Slam Title

    The 23-year-old Japanese star continues her dominance in the biggest matches, Rajeev Ram and Barbora Krejcikova are the king and queen of Melbourne doubles, and Daniil Medvedev enters tomorrow’s final with scary numbers. ...

    02/20/2021

  4. Daniil Medvedev Defies Another Unfriendly Crowd

    The fast-rising Russian extends his array of win streaks, Sabalenka and Mertens win a farewell title, and Naomi Osaka looks ahead to yet another match against a player ranked outside of the top ten. ...

    02/19/2021

  5. Naomi Osaka Makes the Hardest Things Look Easy

    Osaka continues to be the only active player with Serena’s number, Jennifer Brady advances to her first major final by the narrowest of margins, and Novak Djokovic is back in his happy place. ...

    02/18/2021