CRISTIAN GARIN

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

05/30/1996

Birthplace:

Santiago, Chile

Residence:

Santiago, Chile

Height:

6'1'' / 185 cm

Weight:

187 lb / 85 kg

Turned Pro:

2011

Last Update:

February 2020

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

3000

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

82

Forehand

44

Backhand

30

Volley

87

Cristian Garin's Strengths

Serve

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 10% more Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First & Second Serve Won Points in the Average (71%/49%)
    * First & Second Serve Won Points in the Average (71%/49%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (29%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (8%)

Return

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Return
    * First Serve Return Won Points (34%)
    * Receives 9% fewer Aces/Service Winners than Average

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Errors for the same Ratio of Points with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return

Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 15% fewer Errors for the same Ratio of Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 59% of the Points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Wins 64% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In

Weaknesses:

    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line

Backhand

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 10% more Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Wins 51% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 48% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 64% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Backhand Drop Shot (46% of the points won)

Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * 60% more Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (8% of his total points won)
    * Baseline Approach (7% of his total points won)

Weaknesses:

    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (63%)

Cristian Garin's Game Style

Server

Medium

Even though Cristian Garin takes an edge against his rivals by making 10% more aces/service winners than them, he cannot be regarded as a true Server because his ratio of free points with this shot is slightly below the average of the ATP players (29%). However, on clay against baseliner with a rather weak Serve this shot often gives him an edge.

Puncher

Medium-high

As a clay court specialist, Cristian Garin can be regarded as a dominant Puncher. However, when compared with his rivals he takes an edge with the forehand making fewer errors than them (for the same ratio of points). Nonetheless, he is still aggressive with this shot and especially with the forehand cross.

Tempo Player

Medium-high

From the back of the court, Cristian Garin is not only a Puncher, he can also play in Tempo with his flat backhand. When compared with his rivals he makes on average 30% more points but also slightly more errors with this shot. We can conclude that he is dangerous baseliner capable of generating pace on both sides.

Offensive Player

Medium

In total, 15% of Christian Garin's points are won at the net and this result is in the average of the ATP players. He often follows his Punching forehand or his Tempo backhand to the net when he has a chance.

Retriever

Medium

As we saw with the forehand, Cristian Garin takes an edge by being more solid than his rivals. It means that besides being a Puncher (or Tempo player), he can also Retrieve in an effective way. In total, 43% of his points are won by the errors of his rivals and this result is in the average.

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