Next Gen Tennis League promises exciting matches

The Next Gen Tennis League again saw some great tennis last weekend at The Credit Valley Tennis Club and Burlington Tennis Club. On Saturday Team Byte Network Security prevailed against the tough Team Mary-Ann Kewin@Royal LePage in a nail biter, coming out on top 4:3.

On Sunday Team Alhletacare was victorious against Team Beyond The Next Level 5:2. And finally, Team Planet4iT was a winner over Team Hydrogen 7:0.

As a result of last weekend matches in the overall league standings three teams (Byte Network Security, Mary-Ann Kewin@Royal LePage, and Planet4iT) have three victories each, with the remaining three teams (Beyond The Next Level, Athletacare, and Team Hydrogen) each recording two wins.

This promises that the upcoming weekend will feature some exciting matches and very competitive tennis. All three matches will be played on Saturday October 24th, with Team Byte Network Security facing Team Hydrogen at noon (Burlington Tennis Club). The other two matches will be played at The Credit Valley Tennis Club with Team Beyond The Next level facing Team Mary-Ann Kewin @Royal LePage (starting time 1:00 P.M.), and finally Team Alhletacare playing Team Planet4iT (that match will start at 4:00 P.M.)

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The two most widely reported second serve statistics in professional tennis are the number of double faults a player hit, and their second serve winning percentage. If we’re trying to understand the effectiveness of a particular player’s second serve, relying only on those statistics has significant drawbacks. Article by Michal Kokta.

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