JIRI NOVAK

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

03/22/1975

Birthplace:

Zlin, Czech Republic

Residence:

Monte Carlo, Monaco

Height:

6'3'' / 191 cm

Weight:

190 lbs / 86 kg

Last Update:

January 2020

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

933

Jiri Novak's Strengths

Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Second Serve Won Points (57%)
    * 15% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Won Points (68%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (28%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (0%)

Return

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 3 times more Points & 40% fewer Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (54%)

Weaknesses:

    * None

Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 15% more Points & 10% fewer Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line
    * Won 60% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Won 60% of the points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Won 65% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * First Forehand after the Serve & the Return
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball
    * Forehand Attack on a short ball
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Inside In
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross
    * Forehand Drop Shot (not really played)

Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Same Ratio of Points/Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Same Ratio of Points/Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Very high Ratio of Points with the Backhand Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Won 54% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Medium Rallies (5-8 shots)
    * Won 51% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Backhand Pass

Volley

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * Total of Points Won at the Net (23%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (11% of his total points won)
    * Baseline Approach (10% of the total won points)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (82%) ​

Weaknesses:

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

Jiri Novak's Game Style

Server

COMING SOON

Puncher

Tempo Player

Offensive Player

Retriever

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