JORDAN THOMPSON

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

04/20/1994

Birthplace:

Sydney, Australia

Residence:

Sydney, Australia

Height:

6'0'' / 183 cm

Weight:

181 lbs / 82 kg

Turned Pro:

2013

Last Update:

July 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

1844

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

101

Forehand

110

Backhand

98

Jordan Thompson's Stregths

Serve

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 10% more Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average
    * Second Serve Won Points (47%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (6%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)
    * First & Second Serve Won Points in the Average (69%/49%)
    * First & Second Serve Won Points in the Average (69%/49%)

Return

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points in the Average (30%/50%)
    * Receives 10% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Points for the Same Ratio of Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return

Forehand

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * None

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Points for the Same Ratio of Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross & Down the Line
    * Wins 46% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 42% of the Points after playing two Forehands Cross in a row
    * Wins 47% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness in any kind of Rallies (short, medium & long)
    * Forehand Drop Shot (not really played)

Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Down the Line
    * 10% fewer Points & 10% more Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average
    * Backhand Drop Shot (54% of the points won)
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 46% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 40% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 40% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice

Volley

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 20% more Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (20%)
    * Varies well all kind of Net Approaches
    * Serve & Volley when played (73% of points won)
    * Baseline Approach (7% of his total points won)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (80%)

Weaknesses:

    * None

Jordan Thompson's Game Style

Server

Medium

Jordan Thompson's Serve is not a strengths or a weakness, globally he gets results in the average of the ATP players. It means that he will take an edge with that shot against the least effective servers but he will be dominated against the best servers on tour.

Puncher

Low

The shot with which Jordan Thompson is the most dominated by his rivals is the forehand. He makes on average 40% less points than his opponents. Because of that he can't be regarded as a Puncher.

Tempo Player

Medium-low

The way Jordan Thompson hits the backhand is with Tempo close to the baseline. However, he doesn't win enough points on that side (or with the return) to be regarded as a Tempo player.

Offensive Player

Medium-high

Winning 20% of his total points at the net Jordan Thompson has an Offensive side on his game. When compared with his rivals, he takes a big edge with the quality of his volley. to do so, he varies well all kind of net approaches: serve & volley, 1-2 punch & baseline approach.

Retriever

Medium-high

Winning 47% of his points by the errors of his rivals, Jordan Thompson is also a solid Retriever. His strategy is to be Offensive but also to Retrieve, we can say that he is a Retriever/Offensive player.

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