Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

12/26/1987

Birthplace:

Volgograd, Russia

Residence:

Astana, Kazakhstan

Height:

6'0'' / 183 cm

Weight:

159 lbs / 72 kg

Turned Pro:

2006

Last Update:

December 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

3816

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

111

Return

12

Forehand

20

Backhand

33

Volley

96

Mikhail Kukushkin's Strengths

Serve

1 Star

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Ratio of Double Faults (5%)
    * 2 times fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (58%)
    * First Serve Won Points (68%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (22%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)

Return

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 30% fewer Errors for the Same Ratio of Points with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Return
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (54%)

Weaknesses:

    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return

Forehand

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 30% more Points for the Same Ratio of Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line & Inside Out
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 55% of the Points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Medium & Long Rallies (over 5 shots)
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Inside In
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line & Inside Out
    * Forehand Drop Shot (33% of the points won when played)

Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 15% fewer Errors for the Same Ratio of Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 55% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 47% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness on the Service Games
    * Backhand Drop Shot (56% of the points won)
    * Backhand Pass

Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Percentage & Total of Points Won at the Net in the Average (71%/11%)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (75%)

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Percentage & Total of Points Won at the Net in the Average (71%/11%)
    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (4% of his total points won)

Mikhail Kukushkin's Game Style

Server

Coming Soon

Puncher

Tempo Player

Offensive Player

Retriever

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