How 'Outside the Lines' analyzed the U.S. Open tennis tournament draw
ESPN analyzed the men's and women's draws in each of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments: the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open.
The analysis, which was done by analytics specialist Alok Pattani of the ESPN Stats & Information Group, focused on the top two seeds in each tournament. It began with the compilation of the men's draws for all Grand Slams since the 2001 Wimbledon -- 41 total tournaments (11 Wimbledons and 10 each for the Australian, French, and U.S. ...
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