Garbine Muguruza is a dominant Tempo player. Playing close to her baseline and taking the ball on the rise she constantly generates pace on both sides. When compared with her rivals she makes on average more points than them with the return and the backhand and this is the trademark of the Tempo players.
Tempo / High
When compared with her rivals, Garbine Muguruza also takes an edge with her Serve making on average 20% more aces/service winners than them. When her first serve is in, 25% of the time it is unreturned and this result is above average.
Server / Medium-high
Even though she developed her topspin forehand, Garbine Muguruza is more a Tempo player than a Puncher. When compared with her rivals she takes a bigger edge with her backhand than with her forehand (winning 10% fewer points than them on that side). Punchers alos run around their backhand to hit forehands much more than her.
Puncher / Medium-low
As an aggressive baseline player, Garbine Muguruza also possesses an Offensive side. In total, 13% of her points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this results stands above average. Her favorite ways to come in are the 1-2 punch approach right after her and the baseline approach.
Offensive / Medium-high
Throughout her career Garbine Muguruza really developed her Retrieve. When she started on tour, she was nothing but a Retriever but now she can extend the baseline rallies and win points by the errors of her rivals. In total, 45% of her points are won that way and this result stands in the general average of the WTA players.