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GU economists hold serve:  New research by a team of GCER Fellows and grad students show how Federer, Djokovic, and Nadal can up their game. 

Are the world’s best tennis pros playing winning strategies?  In their recent paper, “Disequilibrium Play in Tennis” a team of Georgetown faculty and grad students, Axel Anderson, Jeremy Rosen, John Rust, and Kin-Ping Wong, conclude otherwise. They analyze the serve directions of top pros such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Nolan Djokovic and conclude that by changing the directions they serve to, these pros can significantly increase their probability of winning the game. For the rest of the post, please click here.

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