JACK SOCK

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

09/24/1992

Birthplace:

Lincoln, USA

Residence:

Kansas City, USA

Height:

6'3'' / 191 cm

Weight:

195 lbs / 89 kg

Turned Pro:

2011

Last Update:

July 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

3276

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

Return

Forehand

Backhand

Volley

Jack Sock's Strengths

Serve

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 15% more Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (58%)
    * First Serve Won Points (73%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (15%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (37%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (5%)

Return

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * 30% more Points with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points (30%/48%)
    * Receives 8% less Aces/Service Winners than Average

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points (30%/48%)

Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 40% more Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand in any Directions
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 61% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 56% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Wears his Rivals' Backhand Down with the Forehand
    * Forehand Drop Shot (63% of points won)

Weaknesses:

    * 40% more Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line & Inside Out

Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 30% fewer Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 40% fewer Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Very low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Wins 53% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Wins 36% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Touch on a short ball
    * Wins 38% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Backhand Drop Shot (46% of the points won)
    * Backhand Pass

Volley

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * Same Ratio of Points with the Volley as his Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (17%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (7% of his total points won)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (73%)

Weaknesses:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (65%)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Jack Sock's Game Style

Server

High

Jack Sock can also count on an effective Serve making on average 15% more aces/service winners than his rivals. When that first serve is in, 37% of the time it is unreturned and this result is just above the average of the ATP players.

Puncher

High

Winning 26% of his points with the forehand, Jack Sock can be regarded as a dominant Puncher. When compared with his rivals, he makes on average much more points & errors with the forehand than them.

Tempo Player

Low

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

Offensive Player

Medium-high

Jack Sock also developped an Offensive side to his game. He varies well all kind of net approaches and in total 17% of his points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play). However, his favorite way to come in is with the forehand approach.

Retriever

Medium-low

Jack Sock cannot be regarded as a Retriever. His main plan is to take risks with his serve, his forehand and at the net. In total 37% of his points are won by the errors of his rivals and this result is below average.

First ATP 1000 Title in Paris

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