VENUS

WILLIAMS

 

Last Update: February 2019

2824 Points Analyzed Manually for this Study

Strengths:

* 40% more Aces/Service Winners on Average than her Rivals

* First Serve Won Points (67%)

* Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (31%)

* Ratio of Double Faults (11%)

Weaknesses:

* None

Strengths:

* 2 Times more Points with the Volley than her Rivals on Average

* Percentage of Points Won at the Net (69%)

* Total of Points Won at the Net (15%)

* 1-2 Punch Approach (7% of her total points won)

* Baseline Approach (7% of her total points won)

* Chip & Charge (80% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

* Serve & Volley (not really played)

Strengths:

* 30% more Points with the Return than her Rivals on Average

* High Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return

* Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return

* First & Second Serve Return Points Won in the Average (38%/54%)

Weaknesses:

* 20% more Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average

* High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return

* First & Second Serve Return Points Won in the Average (38%/54%)

Strengths:

* 10% less Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average

* Ratio of Points/Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line in the Average

* Backhand Pass

Weaknesses:

* 20% less Points with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average

* Ratio of Points/Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line in the Average

Strengths:

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

* High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line

* First Forehand Attack after the Serve

* Forehand Pass

* Forehand Attacks on a Short Ball

Weaknesses:

* 30% more Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average

* High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross

* Forehand Effectiveness on the Return Games

* Forehand Drop Shot (not really played)

Venus Williams can be regarded as a Server. When compared with her rivals, this is with the Serve that she takes her biggest edge making on average 40% more points than them with this shot. When her first Serve is in 31% of the time it is unreturned. 

Server / High

For a WTA player, Venus Williams is very Offensive. 14% of her total points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this resutl is abver average. Her favorite ways to come in are the 1-2 punch right after the serve or the baseline approach. 

Offensive / High

Winning only 40% of her points by the errors of her rivals (below average), Venus Williams is not a Retriever. Her game style is to Serve big, to be Offensive from the baseline and she doesn't count on her opponents' errors to win a match.

Retriever / Low

From the back of the court, Venus Williams' game style is between a Tempo player and a Puncher. She takes on the ball on rise close to the baseline like a Tempo player but she is more aggressive with her forehand than her backhand like a Puncher. However, she is slightly dominated by her rivals with her forehand & backhand and has to make the difference with her Serve or at the net.

Tempo / Medium

From the back of the court, Venus Williams' game style is between a Tempo player and a Puncher. She takes on the ball on rise close to the baseline like a Tempo player but she is more aggressive with her forehand than her backhand like a Puncher. However, she is slightly dominated by her rivals with her forehand & backhand and has to make the difference with her Serve or at the net.

Puncher / Medium

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