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Daily Data Viz: The tournament-player effect in North America
Since 1985, the number of tournaments played in North America has gradually decreased over time. What has the effect been over the last thirty years? For the men and women, the number of Top 100 North American players has also diminished. See the change in the ATP and WTA Top 100 below.