JUAN CARLOS FERRERO

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

02/12/1980

Birthplace:

Onteniente, Spain

Residence:

Villena, Spain

Height:

6'0'' / 183 cm

Weight:

160 lbs / 73 kg

Forme abstraite 23

Last Update:

November 2020

Forme abstraite 23

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

4958

Juan Carlos Ferrero's Strengths

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Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Percentage (65%)
    * 20% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * Second Serve Won Points (55%)
    * First Serve Won Points (68%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (7%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (21%)
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Return

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 40% more Winners/Forcing Errors for the same Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * Very high Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand Return
    * First Serve Return Won Points (33%)
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (53%)

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Return
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Forehand

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 20% 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
    * Won 59% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectivneess on the Return Games
    * Used his Forehand to wear his Rivals Backhand Down
    * Forehand Attacks on a short ball

Weaknesses:

    * Forehand Drop Shot (48% of the points won)
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Backhand

5 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Winners/Forcing Errors & 30% fewer Unforced Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average​
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Won 54% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness in any kind of Rallies (short, medium & long)
    * Backhand Attack on a short ball
    * Backhand Touch on a short ball
    * Backhand Pass
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Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (79%)
    * Baseline Approach when played (80% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

    * 2.5 times fewer Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (10%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (4% of his total points won)

Juan Carlos Ferrero's Game Style

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Server

Medium-low

When compared with his opponents, Juan Carlos Ferrero was the most dominated with the Serve making on average 20% fewer aces/service winners than them. Opting for a high first serve percentage (65%) only 21% of his first serve were unreturned (below average).

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Puncher

Medium-low

Juan Carlos Ferrero was a dominant Puncher. When compared with his rivals, he took one of his biggest edge with the forehand attack making on average 20% more winners/forcing errors than them. He could be dangerous with that shot in any positions on the court and at any time.

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Tempo Player

High

Juan Carlos Ferrero was not only a Puncher but also a Tempo player. It means that he was effective with his topspin forehand but also with his backhand played in Tempo close to the baseline. He actually got a bigger edge against his opponents with his backhand than with his forehand!

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Offensive Player

Low

Winning only 10% of his points at the net (with or without a volley to play) Juan Carlos Ferreros could not be regarded as an Offensive player at all. His rivals made on average 2.5 times more winners/forcing errors with the volley than him.

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Retriever

Medium

To complete his aggressive baseline game, Juan Carlo Ferrero could also Retrieve. He could also get an edge by wearing his opponents' backhand down and in total 41% of his points were won by the errors of his rivals (in the average).

Roland Garros 2003