Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

11/08/1994

Birthplace:

Chennai, India

Residence:

Chennai, India

Height:

6'2'' / 188 cm

Weight:

176 lbs / 80 kg

Turned Pro:

2009

Last Update:

July 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

744

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

Return

Forehand

Backhand

Volley

Ramkumar Ramanathan's Strengths

Serve

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 40% more Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (58%)
    * First Serve Won Points (73%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (11%)
    * Ratio of Aces/service Winners on First Serve (41%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (9%)

Return

1 Star

Strengths:

    * None

Weaknesses:

    * 3 times fewer Points & 2 Times more Errors than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * First Serve Return Won Points (21%)

Forehand

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * 10% fewer Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross
    * Wins 61% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In

Weaknesses:

    * 30% less Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross & Down the Line
    * Wins 45% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Forehand Effectiveness on the Service Games

Backhand

1 Star

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Long Rallies (over 8 shots)
    * 2 times fewer Points & 20% more Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Very low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Wins 38% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 43% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Short & Medium Rallies (between 3 & 8 shots)
    * Backhand Drop Shot (not really played)
    * Backhand Pass

Volley

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 2 times more Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (45%)
    * Serve & Volley (29% of his total points won)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (6% of his total points won), Baseline Approach (8% of his total points won)
    * Chip & Charge (3% of his total points won)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio

Weaknesses:

    * None

Ramkumar Ramanathan's Game Style

Server

High

Ramkumar Ramanathan can count on an effective serve. He gets a rather low first serve percentage (58%) but when that first serve is in 41% of the time it is unreturned. When compared with his rivals, this is with this shot that he takes his biggest edge on average.

Puncher

Medium-low

When he has to play a baseline rally, Ramkumar Ramanathan is more a Puncher than a Tempo player or a Retriever. However, he makes on average almost two times less points with the forehand than his rivals.

Tempo Player

Low

Ramkumar Ramanathan's backhand and return's results are below the average of the ATP players. Not really effective when he has to take the ball on the rise, he doesn't represent the Tempo players at all.

Offensive Player

Very high

Ramkumar Ramanathan is a very Offensive player who often plays the serve & volley. 29% of his total points are won playing this game style. Otherwise, he also uses the 1-2 punch approach, the baseline approach and the chip & charge. In total 45% of his points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this is far above the genera average of the ATP players.

Retriever

Low

Winning only 35% of his points by the errors of his rivals (below average), Ramkumar Ramanathan can't be regarded as a Retriever. He is much more an Offensive player willing to go to the net.

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