Which Wimbledon court produces most upsets? Which court has most one-sided games?
Have you ever wondered which Wimbledon court produces the most entertaining matches? Or which court involves countless nail-biting tie-breaks?
Well, bookmaker bwin analysed every match played at Wimbledon in 2017 and they found some interesting stats.
Get the most for your money at Court 6
Court 6 has the highest-average sets per match (3.3), which also results in the highest average games per match (32.2)
Watch the elite off Centre Court
With 87% of games played on Court 12 including a seeded player, no other outside court can boast the same high calibre
Tennis giants collide
One in 10 games (10%) played on Court 12 consist of two seeded players going head to head, whilst nearly half of Centre Court games (44%) host two seeded players battling it out
Wimbledon’s big upsets
Court 3 sees the most upsets, with one in for four (8/32) games having a seeded player knocked out by a non-seeded player
Three quarters (74%) of games played on Court 7 are doubles matches, which is higher than any other court
Female athletes centre stage
59% of matches played on Court 4 are women’s tennis
Player Dominance and Competition
Player demolisions on Court 9
With 61% (277/453) of games won by the match-winner, Court 9 players show the most dominance on winning games
Court 9 also sees the most straight set wins, with 69% (11/16) of games ending with the defeated player not even winning a consolation set.
Mix match in quality
Court 12 provides viewers with the most white washes, with 4% (4/91) of sets ending 6-0
Court 6 sees 23% (13/56) of sets won by the defeated match player, which is the highest on any court
Going to the wire
Court 14 sees 43% (344/807) of games lost by the match winner, with most sets being neck and neck until the end
Too tough to call
41% (7/17) of games played on Court 6 are not won in straight sets, showing the most evenly matched opponents
Court 9 has a nail biting amount of tie-break wins, with 24% (11/45) of sets won on a tie-break
Centre Court not always for the stars
Whilst Centre Court is seemingly reserved for the elite players, 2.4% of games still consist of non-seeded players
Centre Court patriotism
Flag Waving Brits should head to Centre Court, as 31% of Brits matches are played on the main stage
Centre Court dominance
87% (99 of 114) of sets won on Centre Court are from the match winner, with no other court showing a higher Set dominance
Centre Court hosts most matches
Centre Court offers the most action, with 41 matches played on the court
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