Tactical analysis in tennis: From its origins to the present


  • Rafael Martínez




Tactical analysis, notational analysis, strategy


Even though the first studies of tactical analysis are dated several decades ago, and new technologies have greatly helped to advance in this area, the practical application of this type of analysis has been carried out in a very rudimentary fashion and is subject to the coaches´ subjective criteria. This article, apart from providing a context and a historic perspective of tactical analysis, shows some of the tools that are currently available for this analysis and provides examples for clear and practical application.


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How to Cite

Martínez, R. (2018). Tactical analysis in tennis: From its origins to the present. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 26(74), 30–32. https://doi.org/10.52383/itfcoaching.v26i74.268