Tutorials

Although using the tracker should be intuitive, we have many advanced features that might require additional explanation.

The use cases we would like to demonstrate in more details:

Share your match report

You can always share a plain text score report via email or any installed messenger app.

However, if you want to share a detailed match report, you have to sign in and synchronize your matches with the server. After the match is on the server, everybody can view it with a secure link.

Such a link looks like this: http://app.tennis-math.com/report/TTJRd09URXg. The last part of this URI is an encrypted match key. Only people with provided link can view your report.

1. Track a Basic match

1.1. Select Depth

Select Basic Depth in the dialog.

1.2. Select server

Select one of the players and confirm with the "Continue" button in the bottom of the screen.

1.3. Track score

With one of the big buttons you assign which player has won the recent point.

1.4. Open current statistics

Choose "Open current statistics" in the top menu.

2. Track an Intermediate match

2.1. Select Depth

Select Intermediate Depth in the dialog.

2.2. Select server

Select one of the players and confirm using "Continue" button at the bottom.

2.3. Track service result

Enter the service outcome (one of Ace / Fault / Ball in Court). Assuming the service was successful: press the huge "Ball in Court" button.

2.4. Track point result

Now the ball is in play and you select the outcome of the point. Either player may make a Winner or an Error of a kind.

3. Track an Advanced match

The first steps "Select Depth" and "Select server" are identical to the ones in the tutorials above. We skip right away to the points tracking:

3.1. Track service result

Now you have more options. Enter the service outcome (one of Ace / Fault / Ball in Court / Return Winner / Return Error). Assuming the service was successful: press the huge "Ball in Court" button.

3.2. Track point result

Now the ball is in play and you select the outcome of the point. Either player may make a Winner or an Error of a kind. Let's press "Winner" for the serving player.

3.3. Enter additional point info

The point outcome is known and the score has been changed. You can now enter some additional info about the point. Tracking Depth defines the amount of options you see on this screen. You enter the values and confirm with the "Continue" button.

3.4. Track service result

Next point begins. Press the "Ball in Court" button.

3.5. Track point result

Now press "Winner" for the returning player.

3.6. Enter additional point info

Since it was the returner who has defined the point outcome, an additional "On Service Return" flag has appeared, which is not selected by default. Confirm with "Continue" button.

3.7. Track service result

You can use "Return Winner" or "Return Error" shortcut buttons to enter the point outcome and set the "On Service Return" flag automatically.

3.8. Enter additional point info

Since the button was a shortcut, the point outcome is clear and the "On Service Return" flag is set. You may reset the values or Undo particular point phases.

4. Undo-redo usage in tracker

Quite often you might need to change or delete your previous inputs. Player may decide on the service or point outcome differently, or you may have missed the correct button.

There are two ways of correcting things: Delete and Undo.

4.1. Delete

You can delete any point or event (like Comment, Score Fix, Server Change, etc.):

The latter option can be disabled via app Preferences.

4.2. Undo

Undo-redo option in Tennis Math is quite a powerful editing tool at any point in the match. Let us play a simple scenario. We skip the pre-requisite phases (see the tutorials above) and jump right to the Point Result screen:

4.2.1. Track point result

Press "Winner" for the returning player.

4.2.2. Undo the point result

Press the orange "Undo" link in the middle of the screen.

4.2.3.1. Redoing the undo

Previously entered "Winner" button is highlighted. This is your Redo hint. Press the button.

4.2.3.2. Change the point result

Press "Undo" again and then say "Winner" for the serving player.

4.2.4. Undo the service result

To change the service outcome, select the corresponding service tab under the game score and then press the "Undo".

4.2.5. Enter Ace instead

Previously entered "Ball in Court" button is highlighted. This is your Redo hint. Let us change it to "Ace".

4.2.6. Continue tracking

The Point tab is not visible any more, since it was an Ace, which defined the outcome, and there was no rally as such. Press "Continue" button to proceed with tracking.