VERONIKA KUDERMETOVA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

04/24/1997

Residence:

Moscow, Russia

Height:

5'8'' / 175 cm

Weight:

143 lbs / 65 kg

Turned Pro:

N/A

Last Update:

August 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

792

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

108

Forehand

123

Backhand

57

Volley

74

Veronika Kudermetova's Strengths

Serve

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Aces/Service Winners than her Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (55%)
    * First Serve Won Points & First Serve Unreturned in the Average (62%/18%)
    * First Serve Won Points & First Serve Unreturned in the Average (62%/18%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (48%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (0%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (10%)

Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 50% more Points with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * 50% more Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Return
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Return
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (53%)

Forehand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 10% more Points with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * 50% more Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross
    * Wins 51% of the Points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand in any Directions
    * Forehand Pass
    * Wins 47% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 35% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Forehand Attack on a short ball
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball

Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 60% more Points with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 15% 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 Cross
    * Wins 53% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 46% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * First Backhand after the Serve
    * Wins 43% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Medium Rallies (between 5 & 8 shots)
    * Backhand Drop Shot (36% of the points won)
    * Backhand Attack on a short ball
    * Backhand Pass ​

Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * 50% more Points with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (18%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (9% of her total points won)

Weaknesses:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (63%)
    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * Baseline Approach (54% of the points won)

Veronika Kudermetova's Game Style

Server

Medium

Veronika Kudermetova has a Serve in the average. It means that she can take an edge with that shot against weak Servers but is dominated versus the best in the business.

Puncher

Medium

Veronika Kudermetova is more a Tempo player than a Puncher. She can accelerate slower balls on the forehand side but her ratio of errors is above average in any directions. When compared with her rivals, she makes on average 50% more errors with the forehand than them and this is where she is the most dominated.

Tempo Player

High

Veronika Kudermetova is dominant Tempo player. Playing close to her baseline she takes the ball on the rise and constantly generates pace on both sides. When compared with her rivals, she makes on average more points with the forehand, the backhand and the return.

Offensive Player

Medium-high

Veronika Kudermetova also possesses an Offensive side to her game. In total, 18% of her points are won at the net and this result is far above the general average of the WTA players. Her favorite ways to come in are the 1-2 punch right after her serve or the baseline approach. As a complete Tempo player, she has the capacity to move forwards with her forehand but also with her backhand.

Retriever

Medium

Veronika Kudermetova does not only play in Tempo, she can also Retrieve. In total, 47% of her points are won by the errors of her rivals and this result stands in the average. However, at the moment in her career she is more effective in the short rallies (between 1 & 4 shots) than the longer ones (over 5 shots).

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