Sports Tech: Tennis Gets Smart, Advantage Technology


July 14, 2017

Sports Tech: Tennis gets smart, advantage technology

Top tennis players use smart technology to gain an advantage over their rivals. Forty years ago, Bjorn Borg beat Jimmy Connors at the Wimbledon men’s singles final using a wooden tennis racket. Swedish star Borg won at Wimbledon five years in a row from 1976 to 1980 and then retired from competitive tennis the following year.

Tackling Tech: Data Drives Analytics to Field Safer, Smarter Athletes

It’s a good thing for athletes from youth sports to the college level game that Jesse Harper decided against becoming a nutritionist at an elderly care facility after graduating from the University of Connecticut with a degree in nutritional biochemistry.

Talking tech with Sue Bird, who will play in her record-tying 10th WNBA All Star Game

Sue Bird will set yet another record next weekend in Seattle. The hoops legend will play in her 10th WNBA All Star Game on July 22 at Key Arena, tying Tamika Catchings for the most appearances in league history, and she’ll get to do it in the city where Bird has built one of the most impressive resumes in all of basketball.

ERIC Sports Streamlines The Integration Of Advanced Analytics Into Video Analysis

New technology from startup ventures is transforming the global sports industry. This contact us if you know of a startup that should be considered for inclusion in this series. Startup Series has introduced over 300 startup companies in the sports technology space to a broader audience by allowing Founders of promising new ventures to tell their story and pitch their idea.

Human effort and biometric data fuel a 1.92-second F1 pit stop

It will take you about 1.92 seconds to read this sentence. That’s how long it took the Williams Martini Racing team to complete the fastest pit stop of the 2016 Formula One season at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, earning the DHL Fastest Pit Crew award.

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