VIKTORIA KUZMOVA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

05/11/1998

Residence:

Kosice, Slovakia

Height:

5'11'' / 181 cm

Weight:

154 lbs / 70 kg

Turned Pro:

2014

Last Update:

December 2020

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

1056

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

119

Forehand

59

Backhand

106

Volley

26

Viktoria Kuzmova's Strengths

Serve

5 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 70% more Aces/Service Winners than her Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (57%)
    * First Serve Won Points (76%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (42%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (36%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (6%)

Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * None
    * 60% more Unforced Errors for the same Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Return
    * First Serve Return Won Points (33%)
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (49%)

Forehand

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Down the Line, Inside Out & Inside In
    * 20% fewer Winners/Forcing Errors for the same Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * Wins 54% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Low Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand Down the Line & Inside In
    * Wins 55% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * First Backhand after her Serve & Return
    * Forehand Attack on a short ball

Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 40% more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 50% more Unforced Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors & Unforced Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line in the Average
    * Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors & Unforced Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line in the Average
    * Backhand Drop Shot (59% of the points won when played)
    * Wins 47% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Attack on a short ball
    * Wins 44% of the Rallies after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * First Backhand after her Serve & Return

Volley

2 Stars

Strengths:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (72%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach when played (83% of points won)

Weaknesses:

    * 20% fewer Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (7%)
    * Serve & Volley (not played)
    * Baseline Approach (4% of her total points won)
    * Chip & Charge (not played)

Viktoria Kuzmova's Game Style

Server

High

When compared with her opponents, Viktoria Kuzova takes her biggest edge with her Serve making on average 70% more aces/service winners than them. When her first serve lands in, 36% of the time it is unreturned and this number is above the WTA average.

Puncher

Medium

From the back of the court, Viktoria Kuzmova is more a Tempo Player than a Puncher. Playing close to her baseline, she generates pace and is aggressive with her backand. Punchers get a higher ratio of winners/forcing errors than her.

Tempo Player

High

From the back of the court, Viktoria Kuzmova is more a Tempo Player than a Puncher. Playing close to her baseline, she generates pace and is aggressive with her backand. However, at the moment of her career she tries to be really aggressive on her first shot after her serve & return and it does not work in her favor.

Offensive Player

Low

Viktoria Kuzmova cannot be regarded as an Offensive Player. Only 7% of her total points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this number is below the WTA average. She often prefers to hit strong from the back of the court than to come to the net.

Retriever

Medium-low

Viktoria Kuzmova is too aggressive to be regarded as a Retriever. Only 39% of her points are won by the errors of her opponents and this number is below the WTA average.

Viktoria Kuzmova in Lyon (2020)

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