Ivan can be regarded as a dominant Puncher because his best shot was his forehand. When compared with his rivals he had a double edge with that shot making on average 50% more points & 10% less errors. He could be dangerous with this shot at any time and in any directions.
Puncher / High
As a complete player, Ivan Lendl also took an edge with his Serve against his Rivals making on average 20% more points with them with that shot. However, when his first serve was in, 36% of the time it was unreturned and this result was in the average (and not above).
Server / Medium-high
Ivan Lendl cannot be regarded as a Tempo player because his game style was not to take the ball on the rise close to the baseline. Possesing a single-handed backhand he prefered to let the ball go down before hitting it (Puncher or Retriever).
Tempo / Low
Ivan Lendl was not only an outstanding Puncher, he was an excellent Retriever too. 37% of his points were won by the errors of the rivals which stands in the average of the ATP players. However, when compared with his rivals, he was much more solide than them with his backhand making on average 30% less errors.
Retriever / High
Ivan Lendl cannot be regarded as an Offensive player but he still won 33% of his total points at the net (above average). He could play some serve & volley, the 1-2 puncha right after his serve or the baseline approach. At the net he had a good hand missing only 29% of his volleys.