BRAD
GILBERT

Last Update: March 2019

753 Points Analyzed Manually for this Study

Strengths:

* Total of Points Won at the Net (33%)

* Varied well all kind of Net Approaches

* Serve & Volley (16% 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 (74%)

Weaknesses:

* Percentage of Points Won at the Net (61%)

Strengths:

* 60% more Points & 40% fewer Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average

* Very high Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return

* Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return

* First Serve Return Won Points (37%)

* Received 9% less Aces/Service Winners than Average

* Second Serve Return Won Points (56%)

Weaknesses:

* None

Strengths:

* 20% more Points with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average

* High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line

* Won 53% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line

* Forehand Attack on a short ball

* Forehand Touch on a short ball

* Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

* 20% more Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average

* Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross, Inside Out & Inside In

Strengths:

* 30% fewer Errors for the Same Ratio of Points with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average

* Low Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line

* Backhand Pass

Weaknesses:

* Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line

* Won 42% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line

* Won 39% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row

* Won 46% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice

Strengths:

* None

Weaknesses:

* 10% fewer Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average

* First Serve Percentage (49%)

* First Serve Won Points (68%)

* Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (28%)

* Second Serve Won Points (46%)

* Ratio of Double Faults (11%)

* Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)

Compare his Stats with the ones of the Other American Players here

Brad Gilbert could be regarded as an Offensive player because 33% of his total points were won at the net. It was part of his strategy to vary all kind of net approach (serve & volley, 1-2 punch, baseline approach and chip & charge) and he had a good hand at the net missing only 26% of his volleys. 

Offensive / High

From the back of the court, Brad Gilbert's game style was a mix of Punch, Retrieve and Tempo. From the Retrieve he had the backhand slice that he used to extend the baseline rallies and wear his rivals down.

Retriever / Medium

Brad Gilbert could not be regarded as a Server because all his Serve's stats results were below average. He really made the difference from the back of the court or at the net. 

Server / Low

From the back of the court, Brad Gilbert's game style was a mix of Punch, Retrieve and Tempo. From the Punch he had the forehand down the line that he really used in an effective way for his approaches. 

Puncher / Medium

From the back of the court, Brad Gilbert's game style was a mix of Punch, Retrieve and Tempo. From the Tempo he had his court position close to the baseline and his flat shots. On the forehand side, he often took the ball on the rise to get an edge against his rivals. 

Tempo / Medium

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