From tracking tweets and social media engagement during matches; to reporting on the weather and fans in attendance in Paris; to the on-court numbers like serve-speed and distance covered, IBM technologies covers all aspects of the game to help to bring the digits of tennis to life at the 2015 French Open.
For the second Grand Slam of the season, SI.com has once again partnered with IBM to bring readers data-driven infographics and visualizations that help fully tell each storyline at the French Open. For two weeks, SI.com and IBM will bring the matches at Roland Garros 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 French Open news and scores.
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