SAM QUERREY

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

10/07/1987

Birthplace:

San Francisco, USA

Residence:

Las Vegas, USA

Height:

6'6'' / 198 cm

Weight:

209 lbs / 95 kg

Turned Pro:

2006

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Last Update:

July 2019

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Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

4400

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

78

Forehand

100

Backhand

105

Volley

46

Sam Querrey's Strengths

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Serve

5 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 40% more Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (56%)
    * First Serve Won Points (79%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (53%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (5%)
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Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points in the Average (28%/47%)

Weaknesses:

    * 30% fewer Points & 10% more Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Return
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points in the Average (28%/47%)
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Forehand

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * 10% more Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Inside In
    * First Forehand Attack after the Serve
    * Forehand Drop Shot (68% of points won)

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line & Inside In
    * Wins 43% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Forehand Effectiveness on the Return Games
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Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * None
    * 40% fewer Points for the Same Ratio of Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross
    * Wins 36% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Bachand Touch on a short ball
    * Backhand Drop Shot (48% of points won)
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Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Same Ratio of Points with the Volley as his Rivals on Average
    * Percentage & Total Points Won at the Net in the Average (70%/14%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (74% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

    * Same Ratio of Points with the Volley as his Rivals on Average
    * Percentage & Total Points Won at the Net in the Average (70%/14%)
    * Serve & Volley (1% of his total points won)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Sam Querrey's Game Style

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Server

Very high

Sam Querrey is among the best Server on the ATP tour. He makes on average 40% more points with this shot than his rivals and this is by far his biggest edge taken. When his first serve is in, 53% of the time it is unreturned and this result is far above the general average of the ATP players.

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Puncher

Medium-high

From the back of the court Sam Querrey is a Puncher. He makes on average 10% more points with his forehand than his rivals but also 30% more errors. Because of that, he does not take an edge with his forehand against his opponents on average.

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Tempo Player

Low

Sam Querrey is not a Tempo player at all. The quality of his backhand & return is below average and he is not effective taking the ball on the rise.

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Offensive Player

Medium

Sam Querrey also developped an Offensive side to his game. In total 14% of his points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this result is in the general average of the ATP players. His favorite ways to come in are the 1-2 punch & baseline approach.

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Retriever

Low

Winning only 36% of his points by the errors of his rivals, Sam Querrey is not a Retriever at all. His game style is to Serve big and then to attack with his Punching forehand.

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