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

Last Update:

July 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

4400

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

78

Forehand

100

Backhand

105

Volley

46

Sam Querrey's Strengths

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%)

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%)

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

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)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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