DUSAN LAJOVIC

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

06/30/1990

Birthplace:

Belgrade, Serbia

Residence:

Stara Padova, Serbia

Height:

6'0'' / 183 cm

Weight:

183 lbs / 83 kg

Turned Pro:

2007

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Last Update:

July 2019

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Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

1879

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

102

Forehand

15

Backhand

28

Volley

98

Dusan Lajovic's Strengths

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Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First & Second Serve Won Points in the Average (72/51%)
    * 15% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First & Second Serve Won Points in the Average (72/51%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (11%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (2%)
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Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * 20% fewer Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average

Weaknesses:

    * 4 times fewer Points with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return
    * Very low Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (46%)
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Forehand

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 25% fewer Errors for the Same Ratio of Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line, Inside Out & Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness on the Service Games
    * Forehand Drop Shot (75% of the points won)
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forheand Down the Line & Inside Out
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Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 50% more Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 15% more Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Medium Rallies (between 5 & 8 shots)
    * Backhand Drop Shot (not really played)
    * Backhand Pass
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Volley

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * 1-2 Punch Approach when played (74% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

    * 2 times fewer Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Total of then Points Won at the Net (9%)
    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * Baseline Approach (3% of his total points won)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (63%)

Dusan Lajovic's Game Style

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Server

Medium-low

When compared with his rivals Dusan Lajovic is dominated with his Serve making on average 15% fewer aces/service winners than them. However, his first & second serve won points are in the average but this is slightly more because of the effectiveness of his grounstrokes right after his Serve.

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Puncher

High

Dusan Lajovic's game style is between a dominant Puncher and a dominant Retriever. From the Puncher he gets a high ratio of points with his topspin single-handed backhand. He makes on average 50% more points with this shot than his rivals.

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Tempo Player

Very low

Dusan Lajovic cannot be regarded as a Tempo player at all. He does not take the ball on the rise close to his baseline, possesses a single-handed backhand that he plays with topspin and get results below average with his return.

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Offensive Player

Low

Winning only 9% of his points at the net (with or without a volley to play) Dusan Lajovic cannot be regarded as an Offensive player. He prefers to extend the baseline rallies than to come in.

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Retriever

High

Dusan Lajovic's game style is between a dominant Puncher and a dominant Retriever. From the Retriever he gets the forehand consistency making on average 25% fewer errors with this shot than them. He has the double advantage on that side because he also managed to get same ratio of points than his rivals on average.

First ATP 1000 Final in Monte Carlo