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Science explains why 80% of umpire tennis calls are actually in


Apparently, the umpire wasn’t serious, John McEnroe. A new study of 4,000 points by The Daily Mail has found that tennis umpires overwhelming get “out” calls wrong, thanks to an optical allusion phenomenon. Who knew?

Illustration credit: Ian Dennis/Daily Mail