JOHANNA KONTA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

05/17/1991

Residence:

Eastbourne, England

Height:

5'1'' / 180 cm

Weight:

154 lbs / 70 kg

Turned Pro:

N/A

Last Update:

July 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

1298

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

98

Forehand

82

Backhand

60

Volley

12

Johanna Konta's Strengths

Serve

5 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 60% more Aces/Service Winners than her Rivals on Average
    * None
    * First Serve Won Points (69%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (25%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (50%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (11%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (4%)

Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Points with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * 40% more Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (51%)

Forehand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line
    * 10% fewer Points & 20% more Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * Wins 52% of the Points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross & Inside Out
    * Wins 67% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross
    * Forehand Drop Shot (65% of the points won)
    * Wins 45% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * First Forehand Attack after the Serve

Backhand

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 50% more Points with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 50% more Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * Very high Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Wins 51% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 41% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * First Backhand Attack after the Serve
    * Backhand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Backhand Attack on a short ball

Volley

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 3 times more Points with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (19%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (77% of points won)
    * Baseline Approach (10% of her total points won)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (74%)

Weaknesses:

    * Serve & Volley (not really played)

Johanna Konta's Game Style

Server

High

When compared with her rivals, Johanna Konta takes her biggest edge with her Serve making on average 60% more points with that shot than them. When her first serve is in, 25% of the time it is unreturned and this result is above the average of the WTA players.

Puncher

Medium-low

Johanna Konta is much more a Tempo player than a Puncher. Her worst shot in comparison with her rivals is the forehand. On that side she makes on average 10% fewer points & 15% more errors than her rivals. Punchers usually get much more points than their opponents with the topspin forehand and this is not her case.

Tempo Player

High

From the back of the court Johanna Konta is dominant Tempo player. Playing close to her baseline she takes the ball on the rise and constantly generates pace on both sides. However, because of a very high ratio of errors she does not dominate her rivals with the quality of her backhand, forehand & return.

Offensive Player

High

Johanna Konta also possess an Offensive side to her game. In total, 19% of her points are won at the net and when compared with her rivals this is with the volley that she takes her second biggest edge. Her favorite ways to come in are the 1-2 punch approach right after her serve or the baseline approach.

Retriever

Medium-low

Johanna Konta is far too Offensive & aggressive to be regarded as a Retriever. In total, 41% of her points are won by the errors of her rivals and this result is below average.

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