From global data -- 8,595,362 total player tweets during the final match in 2014; to city data -- 26 degrees Celsius during the match and 643,280 in attendance; to court data -- the fastest serve speed clocked in at 217 km/hr, IBM technologies covers all aspects of the game to help to bring the digits of tennis to life at the Australian Open tournament in Melbourne.

For 2015, SI.com has once again partnered with IBM to bring readers data-driven infographics and visualizations that help fully tell each storyline at the Australian Open. For two weeks in January, SI.com and IBM will bring the matches in Melbourne Olympic Park to life in the most engaging ways possible by using data analytics on serve speeds, court temperatures, scores, player match-ups and more. Over 41 million data points provide new ways -- for both players and fans -- to look at the game and evaluate the odds of winning a match.

Click below to view the different types of graphics, and be sure to check SI.com's tennis page for the latest Australian Open news and scores. 







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    Some men's players stay close to the baseline and take the ball early, maximizing their distance covered, while others play further back and have more time to hit the ball, but end up running a further distance. See how four men compare in Melbourne through the third round.








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