FERNANDO GONZALEZ

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

07/29/1980

Birthplace:

Santiago, Chile

Residence:

Santiago, Chile

Height:

6'0'' / 183 cm

Weight:

180 lbs / 82 kg

Forme abstraite 23

Last Update:

October 2019

Forme abstraite 23

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

3774

Fernando Gonzalez' Strengths

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Serve

5 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * None
    * First Serve Won Points (75%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (39%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (53%)
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Return

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Same Ratio of Points/Errors with the Return as his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Return
    * Results in the Average (30% first serve return won; 49% second serve Return won)

Weaknesses:

    * Same Ratio of Points/Errors with the Return as his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return
    * Results in the Average (30% first serve return won; 49% second serve Return won)
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Forehand

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 40% more Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand in any Directions
    * Won 56% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness in any kind of Rallies (short, medium & long)
    * Forehand Attack on a short ball
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Inside Out
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Backhand

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 20% more Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross
    * Won 55% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Won 45% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Attacks on a short ball
    * Backhand Pass
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Volley

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * Baseline Approach when played (76% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

    * 2 times fewer Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (8%)
    * Serve & Volley (1% of his total points won)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (3% of his total points won)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (63%)

Fernando Gonzalez' Game Style

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Server

High

Fernando Gonzalez's second best shot was his Serve. After the forehand, this is by making 30% more aces/service winners that he took his second biggest edge against his rivals. His ratio of first serve unreturned was 39% (above average).

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Puncher

High

Fernando Gonzalez was a dominant Puncher. From the back of the court his game mainly turned around his explosive forehand. He made on average 40% more points with that shot than his rivals and that was his biggest edge taken. The single-handed backhand was also Punched but in a much flatter way. He still made 30% more points on that side than his rivals.

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Tempo Player

Low

Playing with heavy topspin with the forehand and having a single-handed backhand Fernando Gonzalez cannot be regarded as a Tempo player at all. Tempo players play close to the baseline and take the ball on the rise and this was not his case.

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Offensive Player

Low

We can say that the Offensive part was missing to Fernando Gonzalez's game style. Having such a big forehand & serve he could have been much more effective with the 1-2 punch approach that he played only 5% of the time. In total, only 8% of his points were won at the net and this result was below average.

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Retriever

Low

Only 33% of Fernando Gonzalez' points were won by the errors of his rivals and this results is below average. Even though he was good on clay, he was not a Retriever at all. He made on average more points & errors than his rivals with the forehand & the backhand.

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