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. Time to Embrace the Russian Future

    Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev place Team Russia at the top of the international heap, Felix Auger Aliassime’s final-round struggles continue, and Serena Williams chases a record that, adjusted for common sense, she has already passed. ...

    02/07/2021

  2. Garbine Muguruza Destroys the Field

    Garbine Muguruza posts her fourth-straight easy victory, Felix Auger Aliassime is hitting untouchable first serves, and Sofia Kenin will have to beat the odds to defend her Australian Open title. ...

    02/06/2021

  3. A Two-Match Day Leaves Karen Khachanov the Top Man Standing

    Some of the biggest names on the women's tour advance via the just-instituted third-set match tiebreak, Khachanov will play Jannik Sinner in the only meeting between seeds in Saturday's men's semi-finals, and Tony Trabert leaves a legacy of excellent play and longtime service to the game. ...

    02/05/2021

  4. A Bad Day For Positive Tests

    Thursday's action in Melbourne was canceled due to a positive coronavirus test, Dayana Yastremska won't be returning to action anytime soon, and Benoit Paire gets back in the swing of things with an ignominious service game. ...

    02/04/2021

  5. Carlos Alcaraz Is Not Your Usual 17-Year-Old

    We begin the countdown to Roger Federer's return, a teenager goes where only Richard Gasquet has gone before, and a passel of grand slam winners fail to reach this week's quarter-finals. The pilot episode of Expected Points from @tennisabstract. ...

    02/03/2021