THOMAS JOHANSSON

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

03/24/1975

Birthplace:

Linkoping, Sweden

Residence:

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Height:

5'11'' / 180 cm

Weight:

176 lbs / 80 kg

Last Update:

October 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

1698

Thomas Johansson's Strengths

Serve

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Same Ratio of Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * Same Ratio of Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Won Points (82%)
    * First Serve Percentage (57%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (49%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (48%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)

Return

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 40% more Points & 10% fewer Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Return
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return
    * First Serve Return Won Points (31%)

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Return

Forehand

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Won 51% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Won 53% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Attacks on a short ball
    * Forehand Drop Shot (55% of the points when played)
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * 20% fewer Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand in any Directions
    * Won 47% of the Points after playing twos Forehands Cross in a row
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Medium & Long Rallies (over 5 hots)
    * Forehand Touch (not really played)

Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 2 times more Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 40% more Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Very high Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Very high Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Won 52% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Won 48% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness on the Service Games
    * Won 35% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Backhand Drop Shot (59% of the points won when played)

Volley

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 20% more Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Percentage of Ponts Won at the Net (74%)
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (21%)
    * Serve & Volley (81% of the points won)
    * Baseline Approach (8% of his total points won)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (9% of his total won points)

Weaknesses:

    * Chip and Charge (not really played)

Thomas Johansson's Game Style

Server

High

Thomas Johansson went big on his first serve and got a high ratio of unreturned, especially T on deuce court. He could really count on this shot to get free points in a match.

Puncher

High

Thomas Johansson can't be regarded as a Puncher because the ratio of points won with his forehand was below the average of the ATP players. He was much more a Tempo player taking the ball on the rise than a topspin Puncher.

Tempo Player

High

Thomas Johansson was a dominant Tempo player. Playing close to the baseline and generating pace on both sides, his backhand was his best shot. Like most of the Tempo players, his return of serve was also as good as aggressive.

Offensive Player

Medium-high

When he had a chance, Thomas Johansson often followed his forehand or backhand to the net. The serve & volley was also played from time to time. Generally, he got excellent results when coming in.

Retriever

Very low

Winning only 34% of his points by the errors of his rivals, Thomas Johansson wasn't Retriever. He had too many weapons to count on his opponents' errors to win a match.

Australian Open 2002

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