Daily Data Viz: Surprise finalists and winners at the Australian Open

Wednesday January 21st, 2015

With 11 women's seeds dropped from the tournament after just three days of play, the possibility of an unseeded finalist is greater. According to historical numbers for both men and women, there have been a number of an unseeded "surprise" finalists at the Australian Open, though the stats say it is more favorable for a player to make the final than to win the tournament. On the men's side, could we see an unexpected final showdown in Melbourne?

Check SI.com's Australian Open Daily Data Visualizations hub page throughout the whole tournament for the latest data-driven infographics and charts from IBM, the official technology partner for the Australian Open. IBM captures and analyzes the data that powers all of the Grand Slams, as well as the digital platforms that extend the experience to fans around the world.

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