Probability of a deuce in tennis?Discrete Mathematics Level 3
In a game of tennis, if one player gets 4 points and the other has 2 or fewer, the game is over. However, if both players get 3 points, this is called a Deuce and the game continues until one player has 2 more points than the other.
Suppose two players are equally skilled (i.e. have an equal chance of winning each round), Find \(10000p\), where \(p\) is the probability of them reaching a deuce.
Details and Assumptions:
Both players start with 0 points.
The winner of each round gets 1 point added to their score when the round is over. There are no draws in tennis.