Ramesh Krishnan was a dominant Retriever who won 56% of his points by the errors of his rivals (far above average). The way he played his backhand slice was a piece of art and that shot helped him to wear the rivals down, especially when playing cross.
Retriever / Very high
From the back of the court, Ramesh Krishnan, played with an outstanding timing and took the ball on the rise like a Tempo player. However, his ratio of points won with the return, forehand & backhand weren't high enough to be regarded as a real Tempo player.
Tempo / Medium-low
Ramesh Krishnan had a very weak first Serve. He made on average only 6% of aces/service winners when his first Serve was in and like this he was strongly dominated by his rivals with that shot.
Server / Very low
Ramesh Krishnan was a Retriever with an excellent Offensive side. On the one hand, he Retrieved every ball and on the other hand he came in when he had a chance. In total, 29% of his points were won at the net and this helped him to dominate his rivals.
Offensive / High
Playing flat or with slice close to the baseline, Ramesh Krishnan was anything but a Puncher. He made on average 40% less points with the forehand.