JIMMY ARIAS

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

08/16/1964

Birthplace:

Buffalo, USA

Residence:

Buffalo, USA

Height:

5'9'' / 175 cm

Weight:

155 lbs / 70 kg

Last Update:

December 2020

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

684

Jimmy Arias' Strengths

Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Percentage (64%)
    * 2.5 times fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * Second Serve Won Points (59%)
    * First Serve Won Points (64%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (4%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (9%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (0%)

Return

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * 20% fewer Unforced Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * Second Serve Return Points Won (52%)

Weaknesses:

    * 30% fewer Winners/Forcing Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Return

Forehand

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 2 times more Winners/Forcing Errors for the same Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand Cross & Inside In
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Cross & Down the Line
    * Won 71% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Won 65% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Win 63% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness in any kind of Rallies (short, medium & long)
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Inside Out
    * Won 38% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Inside Out a row

Backhand

5 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 2.5 times more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 20% more Unforced Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Low Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Won 63% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Drop Shot (46% of the points won when played)
    * Won 64% of the Rallies after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Won 63% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Backhand Effectiveness in any kind of Rallies (short, medium & long)
    * Backhand Touch on a short ball
    * Backhand Pass

Volley

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * Total of Points Won at the Net (25%)
    * Baseline Approach (18% of his total points won)
    * Volley Winners-Forcing Errors/Unforced Errors Ratio (78%)

Weaknesses:

    * 2 times fewer Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Jimmy Arias' Game Style

Server

Low

Jimmy Arias cannot be regarded as a Server because when compared with his rivals, he was strongly dominated with the Serve making 2 times fewer aces/service winners than them. When his first serve was in, only 9% of the time it was unreturned and this number is far below the Legends average.

Puncher

Low

Jimmy Arias was a dominant Puncher. He made on average 2.5 times more winners/forcing errors than his opponents with his forehand & backhand. He was effective in any kind of rallies with these shots: short, medium & long.

Tempo Player

Low

Jimmy Arias cannot be regarded as a Tempo Player because his game plan was to dominate his opponents with the quality of his topspin forehand & backhand. Tempo Players take the ball on the rise close to their baseline and play much flatter than him.

Offensive Player

Medium

It was parto of Jimmy Arias game plan to follow his forehand to the net when he had a chance. In total, 25% of his points were won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this number stand in the average of the Legends.

Retriever

Medium-high

Jimmy Arias was more a Puncher than a Retriever. He made on average much more winners/forcing errors than his opponents but also slightly more unforced errors than them. However, he was very effective when he extended the baseline rallyes and in total 39% of his points were won by the errors of his opponents (in the average).

Jimmy's Forehand

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