Minimax play at Wimbledon

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dc.contributor.author Walker, M en_US
dc.contributor.author Wooders, John en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:02:29Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:02:29Z
dc.date.issued 2001 en_US
dc.identifier 2010005898 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Walker M and Wooders John 2001, 'Minimax play at Wimbledon', Amer Economic Assoc, vol. 91, no. 5, pp. 1521-1538. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0002-8282 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15739
dc.description.abstract We develop a test of the minimax hypothesis using field data from championship professional tennis matches, and we find that win rates in the serve and return play of top professional tennis players are consistent with the minimax hypothesis. However, the players' choices are not consistent with the serial independence implied by the minimax hypothesis: even the best tennis players tend to switch from one action to another too often. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Amer Economic Assoc en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/aer.91.5.1521 en_US
dc.title Minimax play at Wimbledon en_US
dc.parent American Economic Review en_US
dc.journal.volume 91 en_US
dc.journal.number 5 en_US
dc.publocation Nashville en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1521 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 1538 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.Centre for the Study of Choice en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 140200 en_US
dc.personcode 0000066240 en_US
dc.personcode 112051 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Applied Economics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Games en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 112051 en_US


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