SEBASTIAN KORDA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

2000.07.05

Birthplace:

Bradenton, USA

Residence:

Bradenton, USA

Height:

6'5'' / 196 cm

Weight:

170 lbs / 77 kg

Turned Pro:

2020

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Last Update:

March 2021

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Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

721

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

Return

Forehand

Backhand

Volley

Sebastian Korda's Strengths

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Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Percentage (66%)
    * 10% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Opponents on Average
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (27%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (44%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (12%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (2%)
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Return

Strengths:

    * 20% more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Return than his Opponents on Average
    * High Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (58%)

Weaknesses:

    * 25% more Unforced Errors with the Return than his Opponents on Average
    * Very high Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return
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Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 60% more Winners/Forcing Errors for the same Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand than his Opponents
    * Wins 56% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 57% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Short & Medium Rallies (3-8 shots)

Weaknesses:

    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Cross
    * Wins 49% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Long Rallies (over 8 shots)
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball
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Backhand

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 60% more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand than his Opponents on Average
    * 15% more Unforced Errors with the Backhand than his Opponents on Average
    * High Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Wins 47% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 46% of the Rallies after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 40% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Slice
    * First Backhand after the Serve (too many unforced errors)
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Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Same Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley as his Opponents
    * Volley Winners-Forcing Errors/Unforced Errors Ratio (80%)

Weaknesses:

    * Same Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley as his Opponents
    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (66%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (66% of the points won)
    * Baseline Approach (62% of the points won)

Sebastian Korda's Game Style

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Server

Medium-low

Despite his heights (193 cm), Sebastian Korda cannot be regarded as a Server because his ratio of aces/service winners is below the ATP average (27%). However, this shot will be surely improved in the years to come.

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Puncher

High

From the back of the court, Sebastian Korda's game style is between a Puncher and a Tempo player. From the Puncher's side, he has the forehand attacks. He makes on average 60% more winners/forcing errors than his opponents and this is how he takes his biggest edge.

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Tempo Player

High

From the back of the court, Sebastian Korda's game style is between a Puncher and a Tempo player. From the Tempo's side, he has the court position close to the baseline, the flat shots and the backhand attacks. He also makes 60% more winners/forcing errors with his backhhand than his opponents.

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Offensive Player

Medium

Sebastian Korda cannot be regarded as an Offensive player but he still gets global numbers in the average.

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Retriever

Medium

Sebastian Korda is not only hitting hard from the back of the court with his forehand & backhand, he can also benefit from his opponents' errors. However, this is his pace that force them into missing more than average and in the end 44% of his points are won this way.

First ATP Final in Delray Beach (2021)