THANASI

KOKKINAKIS

 

Last Update: December 2018

1709 Points Analyzed Manually for this Study

Forehand - 4 Stars

(Above Top100 Average)

Strengths:

* 20% more Points for the Same Ratio of Errors with the Forehand than his Rivals on Average

* High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line & Inside In

* Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross

* Wins 56% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line

* Wins 66% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In

* Forehand Effectiveness on the Service Games in the Short & Medium Rallies (between 3 & 8 shots)

* Forehand Touch on a short ball

* Forehand Pass

Weaknesses:

* High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line

* Forehand Effectiveness in the Long Rallies (over 8 shots)

* Forehand Drop Shot (not really played)

Serve - 4 Stars

(In the Top100 Average)

Strengths:

* Same Ratio of Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average

* First Serve Won Points (73%)

* Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (40%)

* Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (4%)

Weaknesses:

* Same Ratio of Aces/Service Winners than his Rivals on Average

* First Serve Percentage (57%)

* Ratio of Double Faults (11%)

Volley - 2 Stars

(Below Top100 Average)

Strengths:

* 1-2 Punch Approach when played (71% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

* 2 Times less Points with the Volley than his Rivals on Average

* Percentage of Points Won at the Net (66%)

* Serve & Volley (not really played)

* Chip and Charge (not really played)

Return - 2 Stars

(In the Top100 Average)

Strengths:

* 20% less Errors with the Return than his Rivals on Average

* Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return

Weaknesses:

* 40% less Points with the Return than his Rivals on Average

* Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Return

* First Serve Return Won Points (26%)

Backhand - 2 Stars

(Below Top100 Average)

Strengths:

* Low ratio of errors with the backhand cross

* Backhand Attacks on a short ball

Weaknesses:

* 10% less Points & 10% more Errors with the Backhand than his Rivals on Average

* Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand cross

* Wins 34% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line

* Backhand Effectiveness on the Return Games

* Backhand Drop Shot (40% of the points won when played)

* Backhand Pass

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Thanasi Kokkinakis is a dominant Puncher. His main shot from the back of the court is the forehand. When compared with his rivals, this is with the forehand that he takes the biggest edge by making on average 20% more points than them.

Puncher / High

12% of Thanasi Kokkinakis' total points won is at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this results stands in the general average of the ATP players. His favorite ways to come in is the 1-2 punch approach right after the serve or the baseline approach. 

Offensive / Medium

The way Thanasi Kokkinakis 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.

Tempo / Medium-low

Thanasi Kokkinakis can also count on an effective first serve. When that first serve is in, 40% of the time it is unreturned. With the forehand and the serve, he possesses the shots to become one day a top player.

Server / Medium-high

Having a big serve and a big forehand, Thanasi Kokkinakis can't be regarded as a Retriever. Only 37% of his points are won by the errors of his rivals (below average) and he wins only 43% of the longs rallies (over 8 shots).

Retriever / Medium-low

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