Tennis’ Battle of the Sexes Part 2: Pro vs. ‘Joe’

How big is the gap between an amateur male and a professional female?

Our’Joe’:

Nick Yazzollino, an NTRP 4.0 amateur from Tigard, OR

Our Pro:

Macall Harkins, a NTRP 6.5 part-time WTA touring professional from Palos Verdes, CA, with a Wikipedia page to showcase her record, ranking, winnings, and everything.

pit two players with such a drastic difference in both skill and reknown against each other?

About the match:

The game took place at a park in July 2013 in Beaverton, OR during the Women’s Tennis Association event, The Oregon Challenger. They played a “pro set”, which in tennis parlance means the first to 8-10 games by a margin of two.

The Video:


Match Stats:


Macall vs. Nick: 8-2

Scored on 09/05/2013

SERVICE

Total Services: 24 – 43
% 1st Service: 71% – 67%
Aces: 0 – 0
1st Services In: 17 – 29
2nd Services In: 5 – 12
Double Faults: 2 – 2

POINTS

Total Points Won: 43 – 24
winners (BH/FH): 11 (3/8) – 1 (0/1)
unforced errors (BH/FH): 18 (5/11) – 25 (9/14)
Unreturned Services (BH/FH): 5 (3/2) – 7 (7/0)
Forced errors: 5 – 7

CONVERSION

1st Service Points Won: 65% – 38%
2nd Service Points Won: 80% – 33%
Receiving Points Won: 65% – 37%
Net Points: 2/3 – 0/0
Break Points: 5/9 – 2/2

WON RALLIES

Average: 00’06 – 00’07
Longest: 00’27 – 00’22
0″>10″: 23 – 10
10″>20″: 10 – 4
>20″: 1 – 2

GROUND STROKE

winners: 7 – 0
Forced errors: 5 – 7
unforced errors: 15 – 23

VOLLEY

winners: 1- 0
Forced errors: 0 – 0
unforced errors: 1 – 0

return

Unreturned Services: 5 – 7

DROP-SHOT

winners: 1 – 0
Forced errors: 0 – 0
unforced errors: 0 – 0

SMASH

winners: 2 – 0
Forced errors: 0 – 0
unforced errors: 0 – 0

LOB

winners: 0 – 1
Forced errors: 0 – 0
unforced errors: 0 – 0

COMPLETE SCORE LOG


Set #1


Game #1: 0 – 0

Macall is serving
15:0 • Nick return error
15:15 • Macall unforced error
15:30 • Macall unforced error
30:30 • Macall winner
30:40 • Macall unforced error
-:+ • Macall unforced error
Nick wins the game

Game #2: 0 – 1

Nick is serving
0:15 • Nick unforced error
15:15 • Macall return error
15:30 • Nick unforced error
30:30 •• Nick winner
40:30 •• Macall unforced error
40:40 •• Nick double fault
40:A •• Nick unforced error
40:40 • Macall unforced error
A:40 • Macall unforced error
40:40 • Macall winner
40:A •• Nick double fault
40:40 •• Macall return error
A:40 • Macall unforced error
40:40 ••Nick unforced error
40:A •• Nick unforced error
-:+ •• Nick unforced error
Macall wins the game

Game #3: 1 – 1

Macall is serving
15:0 • Nick return error
30:0 • Nick unforced error
40:0 • Nick unforced error
+:- • Nick return error
Macall wins the game

Game #4: 2 – 1

Nick is serving
0:15 •• Nick unforced error
15:15 •• Macall return error
15:30 • Nick unforced error
30:30 • Macall unforced error
40:30 • Macall unforced error
40:40 • Macall winner
40:A • Nick unforced error
40:40 • Macall unforced error
40:A • Macall winner
-:+ • Nick unforced error
Macall wins the game

Game #5: 3 – 1

Macall is serving
0:15 • Macall unforced error
15:15 • Nick return error
15:30 • Macall unforced error
15:40 •• Macall double fault
-:+ •• Macall unforced error
Nick wins the game

Game #6: 3 – 2

Nick is serving
0:15 • Macall winner
15:15 • Macall unforced error
15:30 • Macall winner
15:40 • Nick unforced error
-:+ • Nick unforced error
Macall wins the game

Game #7: 4 – 2

Macall is serving
0:15 •• Macall double fault
15:15 • Nick unforced error
30:15 • Nick unforced error
40:15 •• Nick return error
+:- •• Nick unforced error
Macall wins the game

Game #8: 5 – 2

Nick is serving
0:15 • Nick unforced error
0:30 • Macall winner
0:40 •• Nick unforced error
-:+ • Macall winner
Macall wins the game

Game #9: 6 – 2

Macall is serving
15:0 • Nick return error
30:0 • Macall winner
40:0 •• Macall winner
+:- •• Nick return error
Macall wins the game

Game #10: 7 – 2

Nick is serving
15:0 • Macall return error
15:15 • Nick unforced error
30:15 • Macall return error
30:30 •• Nick unforced error
30:40 • Nick unforced error
40:40 • Macall unforced error
40:A • Nick unforced error
-:+ • Macall winner
Macall wins the game

Set #1: 8 – 2 for Macall

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