Daily Data Viz: Distance covered by the women's quarterfinalists
How many meters does a player run during a tennis match? And more importantly, how efficient is she? While Serena Williams has averaged the least distance per point out of the final eight women, Dominka Cibulkova has run the most overall and the most meters per point out of the remaining field. The matchup between Ekaterina Makarova and Simona Halep seems to combine similar styles of court movement, while Venus Williams has run further than 19-year-old Madison Keys, who she will play next.
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