Let's take a short break from the Visovic saga that's reaching its culmination as we speak and talk about tennis. Does the court appear fast this year in Melbourne? I would say that it looks medium-fast, certainly slower than 2017 but faster than the 2011 - 16 editions of the tournament.
In yesterdays WTF RR evening match Murray vs. Cilic the ATP showed two interesting statistics regarding court speed.
The first one shows how they increased the court speed of the World Tour Finals by quite a bit. The last few years it was categorized as medium slow, while this year it's medium...