TennisViz has been nominated in two categories recognising the impact of the Tennis Insights in elite performance-level tennis
LONDON, 9 February 2024: TennisViz, part of Ellipse, has been announced as a finalist in two award categories for the 2024 Sports Technology Awards. The awards categories include Data and Analytics and Coaching, Training and Tactical Management.
The nominations are the first time TennisViz has been recognised at an industry level and highlight the impact that TennisViz Insights are having across multiple areas of elite performance in tennis.
The TennisViz Insights have been designed to create a common language in tennis, using AI and machine learning to create unique data points that have never been measured before, bringing a fresh perspective for players, coaches and fans.
Discussing the award nominations, Richard Hawkes, Managing Director of TennisViz, said: “We are delighted to be shortlisted for two nominations at the Technology Sport Awards. We are very proud of the TennisViz Insights and equally excited at the impact they will have in engaging fans and providing players and coaches with world class analysis. We believe that the Insights will become part of the fabric of tennis and form a new tennis language.”
Guy Evans-Tipping, CEO of Ellipse, added: “We’re honoured to have received multiple nominations at the Technology Sports Awards. The TennisViz team have worked tirelessly to create a unique set of Insights that are transforming the understanding of elite tennis. It’s fantastic to see the impact and growth of TennisViz alongside our other Ellipse businesses in cricket, football, horse racing and rugby.”
The winners of The Awards will be revealed at a new-look ceremony scheduled for Thursday, May 9th at The Londoner, in the heart of the city’s West End. The event promises to be an unforgettable celebration of innovation, bringing together industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders from around the world to honour excellence in sports technology.
TennisViz’s automated AI software processes ball and player tracking data in real-time to calculate shot type, shot quality, situation, phase of play and tactic for every shot. Using this data, our team of data scientists and tennis experts have created a collection of innovative performance metrics known as TennisViz Insights.
TennisViz Insights creates a common tennis language and increases fan engagement, provides world-class analysis for players and coaches and maximises the value of the rightsholder’s ball and player-tracking data.
Ellipse is a leading sports data and analytics company comprising CricViz, FootballViz, Horse Racing, RugbyViz (Oval and Stuart Farmer Media Services) and TennisViz. Working with the world’s biggest broadcasters, professional teams and rights holders, we simplify complex data to engage a broad and diverse audience and tell better stories about the sports we love.
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About the Sports Technology Awards:
The Sports Technology Awards celebrate and recognize outstanding achievements in the ever-evolving field of sports technology. Since its inception, The Awards has become the industry’s leading platform for honouring innovation and excellence across various sectors, including sports performance, fan engagement, broadcasting, and more. With a commitment to highlighting the transformative impact of technology on sports, The Awards continue to inspire and empower innovators to push the boundaries of what is possible in the world of sports. The Awards are owned by The STA Group.