SALVATORE CARUSO

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

12/15/1992

Birthplace:

Avola, Italy

Residence:

Avola, Italy

Height:

6'1'' / 185 cm

Weight:

176 lbs / 80 kg

Turned Pro:

2010

Last Update:

December 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

493

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

129

Return

53

Forehand

94

Backhand

46

Volley

105

Salvatore Caruso's Strengths

Serve

1 Star

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Percentage (67%)
    * 40% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Won Points (56%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (12%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)

Return

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 30% fewer Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Return Won Points (38%)
    * Receives 7% fewer Aces/Service Winners than Average
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (51%)

Weaknesses:

    * 2.5 times fewer Points with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Return

Forehand

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line & Inside In
    * Wins 60% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 59% of the Points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Wins 67% of the Points when he plays this Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 54% of the Points after playing 2 Forehand Inside Out in a row
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Long Rallies (over 8 shots)
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * 30% fewer Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Inside Out
    * Very high Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Inside Out
    * First Forehand after the Serve & the Return
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Medium Rallies (5-8 shots)

Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 10% more Points % 30% fewer Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross
    * Very high Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Medium Rallies (5-8 shots)
    * Wins 58% of the Points when he plays his Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 64% of the Points when he plays 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * First Backhand after the Serve & the Return
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Long Rallies (over 8 shots)

Volley

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * 50% more Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Baseline Approach (78% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (61%)
    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (41% of the points won)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Salvatore Caruso's Game Style

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