VASEK POSPISIL

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

06/23/1990

Birthplace:

Vernon, Canada

Residence:

Freeport, Bahamas

Height:

6'4'' / 193 cm

Weight:

194 lbs / 88 kg

Turned Pro:

2007

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Last Update:

December 2020

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Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

4102

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

121

Forehand

91

Backhand

121

Volley

25

Vasek Pospisil's Strengths

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Serve

5 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (57%)
    * First Serve Won Points (77%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (11%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (48%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (6%)
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Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * 70% more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return

Weaknesses:

    * 80% more Unforced Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * Very High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * First Serve Return Won Points (25%)
    * Receives 4% more Aces/Service Winners than Average
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Forehand

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * 40% more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * Wins 55% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * First Forehand Attack after his Serve (approach)
    * Forehand Touch (when serving & volleying)
    * Forehand Attacks on a short ball
    * Forehand Drop Shot (58% of the points won when played)

Weaknesses:

    * 40% more Unforced Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Cross & Inside Out
    * Wins 49% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 48% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
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Backhand

1 Star

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * None
    * 2 times fewer Winners/Forcing Errors & 40% more Unforced Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Very Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness in any kind of Rallies (short, medium & long)
    * Wins 35% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 45% of the Rallies after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 41% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Backhand Drop Shot (20% of the points won when played)
    * Backhand Pass
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Volley

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 60% more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (72%)
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (32%)
    * Serve & Volley (81% of the points won; 13% of his total points won)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (74% of the points won; 10% of his total points won)
    * Volley Winners-Forcing Errors/Unforced Errors Ratio (78%)

Weaknesses:

    * None

Vasek Pospisil's Game Style

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Server

High

When compared with his opponents, Vasek Pospisil takes his biggest edge with his Serve. He makes on average 20% more aces/service winners than them. He opts for a risky first serve with a low first serve percentage (57%) but gets a high ratio of unreturned (48%).

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Puncher

Medium-high

From the back of the court, Vasek Pospisil is a Puncher who makes on average 40% more winners/forcing errors with the forehand than his opponents. He is really effective with the forehand approach on his first shot after his serve.

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Tempo Player

Low

Vasek Pospisil cannot be regarded as a Tempo Player at all. His backhand and backhand return's results are below the average of the ATP players mainly because he is not so effective taking the ball on the rise.

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Offensive Player

High

Vasek Pospisil can be regarded as an Offensive Player. He uses his exellent Serve to play some the serve & volleys or 1-2 punch approach. In total, 32% of his points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this number is above the average of the ATP players.

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Retriever

Low

Having such a good Serve, being Offensive and Punching the ball with the forehand, Vasek Pospisil wins only 33% of his points by the errors of his opponents (below average). As a result, he cannot be regarded as a Retriever at all.

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