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Table 3

Definitions of rally outcomes.

Outcome Definition
Rally continues The shot played results in the rally continuing – the ball is returned by the opponent
Winner A shot that results in winning the point, that was unplayable or untouched by the opponent before the second bounce
Unforced error An error which is deemed to be the fault of the player on a shot that would normally be returned
Forced error An error which results from an opponent’s shot, leading to a difficult shot to play, which causes an error

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