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Old 12-14-2012, 09:36 AM   #50
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The system, of course, if flawed. However, it does give a decent approximation, since most matches within a level are pretty competitive.

One thing about using scores however:
Pete Sampras would never have been rated very high using this system. He would cruise through the set, get one break, and then just serve it out. Many clay-courters would probably be rated higher because 6-1 or 6-2 sets are pretty common with the serve not being as big a factor.
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