JOAO SOUSA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

03/30/1989

Birthplace:

Guimaraes, Portugal

Residence:

Barcelona, Spain

Height:

6'1'' / 185 cm

Weight:

163 lbs / 74 kg

Turned Pro:

2008

Last Update:

December 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

2872

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

57

Forehand

31

Backhand

78

Volley

55

Joao Sousa's Strengths

Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Ratio of Double Faults (6%)
    * 20% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Won Points (69%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winers on First Serve (28%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)

Return

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * 30% fewer Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points (28%/50%)

Weaknesses:

    * 25% fewer Points with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points (28%/50%)

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
    * Wins 57% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness in any kind of Rallies (short, medium & long)
    * Wears his Rivals' Backhand with the Forehand
    * Forehand Attack on a short ball
    * Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand in any Directions
    * Wins 46% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line

Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * 2.5 times fewer Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Wins 45% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 35% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 45% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Backhand Drop Shot (25% of the points won)

Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Percentage & Total Points Won at the Net in the Average (72%/13%)
    * Baseline Approach (7% of his total points won)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (73%)

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Percentage & Total Points Won at the Net in the Average (72%/13%)
    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * Chip & Charge (not played)

Joao Sousa's Game Style

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