ALEJANDRO DAVIDOVICH FOKINA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

06/05/1999

Birthplace:

Malaga, Spain

Residence:

Fuengirola, Spain

Height:

6'0'' / 183 cm

Weight:

176 lbs / 80 kg

Turned Pro:

2019

Last Update:

September 2020

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

923

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

127

Return

104

Forehand

17

Backhand

38

Volley

36

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina's Strengths

Serve

1 Star

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Percentage (64%)
    * 30% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Won Points (62%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (13%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (2%)

Return

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 20% fewer Unforced Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Return Won Points (34%)
    * Receives 12% fewer Aces/Service Winners than Average
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (61%)

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Winners / Forcing Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Winners / Forcing Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return

Forehand

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 60% times more Winners / Forcing Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Winners / Forcing Errors with the Forehand Cross, Down the Line & Inside In
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Inside Out
    * Wins 55% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 56% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Medium & Long Rallies (over 5 shots)
    * Forehand Drop Shot (62% of the points won when played)

Weaknesses:

    * 15% more Unforced Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Winners / Forcing Errors with the Forehand Inside Out
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Cross, Down the Line & Inside In
    * Wins 49% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * First Forehand after the Serve

Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 50% more Winners / Forcing Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 80% more Unforced Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Winners / Forcing Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Very high Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Long Rallies (over 8 shots)
    * Wins 48% of the Rallies after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Long Rallies (over 8 shots)
    * Wins 47% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Touch on a short ball or Lob
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Short & Medium Rallies (3-8 shots)
    * Backhand Drop Shot (59% of the points won when played)
    * Backhand Pass

Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Same Ratio of Winners / Forcing Errors with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (75%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach when played (77% of the points won)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (83%)

Weaknesses:

    * Same Ratio of Winners / Forcing Errors with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (11%)
    * Baseline Approach (4% of his total points won)
    * Chip & Charge (not played)

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina's Game Style

Server

Low

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina cannot be regarded as a Server at all. He opts for a high first serve percentage (64%) with a low ratio of aces/service winners (13%). When compared with his opponents, he is the most dominated with the serve making on average 30% fewer aces/service winners than them.

Puncher

High

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina is a dominant Puncher who makes on average 60% more winners/forcing errors with the forehand than his opponents. The forehand attack is his signature shot and this shot gets more effective when the rallies extend. Besides, to mix things up on his forehand side, he can also count on an excellent drop shot.

Tempo Player

Medium-high

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina also posses a Tempo side to his game. Hitting the backhand close to his baseline with pace, he makes on average 50% more winners/forcing errors than his opponents. However, his ratio of backhand unforced errors is still too high to be really effective with this shot. We can conclude that for the moment he is a much better Puncher than Tempo player.

Offensive Player

Medium

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina cannot be regarded as an Offensive player because his total points won at the net is below the ATP average (11%). However, he still posses an excellent hand at the net. The drop shots that he plays on both side can also be seen as an Offensive shot.

Retriever

Medium-high

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina is effective when the rallies extend. On the one hand, he can attack with the forehand but on the other hand he can also Retrieve on that side and in the end 45% of his points are won by the errors of his opponents (just above average).

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