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A Beautiful Presentation of Tennis and Mathematics


This is a superb lesson on the inherent mathematics of tennis from the New York Times:

http://tinyurl.com/2uhlcyr

In breaking down a single return selection–down the line or cross-court–you get the flavor of how geometry, physics, probability, and game-theory all factor in to this instantaneous decision. 

These folks at the Times really do an excellent job producing these videos.  For another example, take a look at Mariano Rivera.

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