Baseline Media: Are Experimental Formats in Tennis Successful?

Are tennis matches too long? Notably, Andy Murray said that as a commentator, the 2018 Wimbledon quarterfinal between Rafael Nadal and Juan Martín del Potro, though brilliant, was too big of a time commitment. Tennis has played around with other formats — Fast4, a tiebreak to 10 points in place of a third set, and even through timed quarters via Patrick Moratoglou’s Ultimate Tennis Showdown. But have any of these adaptations been successful?

Watch the video at this link, or at the embedded clip below, to find out.


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