IRINA-CAMELIA BEGU

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

08/26/1990

Residence:

Bucharest, Romania

Height:

5'11'' / 181 cm

Weight:

148 lbs / 67 kg

Turned Pro:

N/A

Last Update:

August 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

1200

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

126

Forehand

72

Backhand

81

Volley

45

Irina-Camelia Begu's Strengths

Serve

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Aces/Service Winners & 40% fewer Double Faults than her Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Won Points (60%)
    * First Serve Percentage (67%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (0%)

Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * None
    * 25% fewer Points & 30% more Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Return

Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 50% fewer Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * 30% fewer Points with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line & Inside Out
    * Wins 57% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Forehand Drop Shot (not really played)
    * Wins 60% of the Points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * First Forehand after the Serve
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball

Backhand

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 40% more Points with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 70% more Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Attack on a short ball
    * Wins 44% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Pass
    * Backhand Touch on a short ball
    * Backhand Drop Shot (38% of points won)

Volley

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (76%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach when played (87% of points won)

Weaknesses:

    * 2 Times fewer Points with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (7%)
    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Irina-Camelia Begu's Game Style

Server

Medium-low

Although Irina-Camelia Begu's first serve ratio of unreturned is just in the average (17%) she still gets an edge with her Serve against her rivals. This is only due to her defensive return position and the fact that she puts back in play much more of her rivals' first serve.

Puncher

High

rina-Camelia Begu's game style is between a dominant Retriever and a dominant Puncher. From the Puncher side she has the backhand attacks. Most of the time, Punchers attack more with their forehand than with their backhand and backhand Punchers play on that side with a single-handed. Because of that Irina-Camelia Begu is rare case. She mainly Retrieves with her forehand making on average 30% fewer points than her rivals and she attacks with her two-handed topspin backhand making on average 40% more points with that shot than her rivals.

Tempo Player

Medium-low

When she has to Irina-Camelia Begu can play in pace close to her baseline. However, she is more a Puncher with a two-handed topspin backhand than a Tempo player taking the ball on the rise.

Offensive Player

Medium-low

Irina-Camelia Begu cannot be regarded as an Offensive player because she usualy prefers to exend the baseline rallies than to come in and only 7% of her points are won at the net (below average). However, she is effective when she moves forward winning 76% of the points (above average).

Retriever

High

Irina-Camelia Begu's game style is between a dominant Retriever and a dominant Puncher. From the Retriever side she has the consistency. In total, 51% of her points are won by the errors of her rivals and this result is above the general average of the WTA players.

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