Keys for Nadal, Sharapova in Paris

Updated: May 23, 2013, 2:56 PM ET
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Here is a good indication of what Rafael Nadal needs to do to repeat based on the IBM data:

• In last year's Men's final (Nadal d. Djokovic in four sets), winning percentage on midsize points was identified as a key for both players. The key for Novak Djokovic to win was for him to be successful on at least 48 percent of three-to-eight shot rallies. For Nadal, the key was to win 52 percent of those same points. In each of the four sets, the winner was able to exceed their target. ...

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