PABLO CARRENO BUSTA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

07/12/1991

Birthplace:

Gijon, Spain

Residence:

Barcelona, Spain

Height:

6'2'' / 188 cm

Weight:

172 lbs / 78 kg

Turned Pro:

2009

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Last Update:

March 2021

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Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

5195

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

11

Forehand

21

Backhand

13

Volley

83

Pablo Carreno Busta's Strengths

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Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Percentage (64%)
    * 25% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First & Second Serve Won Points in the Average (71%/51%)
    * First & Second Serve Won Points in the Average (71%/51%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (7%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (26%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)
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Return

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 25% fewer Unforced Errors for the same Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (52%)

Weaknesses:

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

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 20% fewer Unforced Errors for the same Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand Down the Line
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 62% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 62% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 59% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehand Inside Out in a row
    * Forehand Effectiveness in any kind of Rallies (short, medium & long)
    * Forehand Drop Shot (76% of the points won)
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * None
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Backhand

5 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Unforced Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 10% fewer Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 34% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Wins 61% of the Rallies after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Backhand Effectiveness in any kind of Rally (short, medium & long)
    * Backhand Drop Shot (58% of the points won when played)
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Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (74%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (76% of the points won)
    * Baseline Approach (75% of the points won)
    * Volley Winners-Forcing Errors/Unforced Errors Ratio (76%)

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (12%)

Pablo Carreno Busta's Game Style

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Server

Medium-low

When compared with his opponents, Pablo Carreno Busta's weakest shot is his Serve. He makes on average 25% fewer aces/servie winners than them. He cannot really count on his Serve to win a match and has to counterbalance that from the back of the court.

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Puncher

Medium-high

Pablo Carreno Busta uses his forehand to Punch his opponents and makes on average as many winners/forcing errors than them. However, he takes a bigger edge with the forehand making fewer unforced errors (Retriever).

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Tempo Player

Medium-high

Pablo Carreno Busta can play his backhand in 2 different ways: to retrieve or to attack. However, as with the forehand he gets an edge on his rivals by making fewer unforced errors than them with this shot.

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Offensive Player

Medium-low

Pablo Carreno Busta cannot be regarded as an Offensive Player. He knows how to finish a point at the net but does not come in enough; 12% of his points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this number is just below the average of the ATP players.

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Retriever

High

Pablo Carreno Busta is a dominant Retriever. 48% of his total points are won by the errors of his opponents. He is capable of wearing his opponents down with his forehand & backhand but also counterpunch really effectively on the backhand side.

Third ATP Title in Estoril