JOHANNA LARSSON

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

08/17/1988

Residence:

Helsingborg, Sweden

Height:

5'9'' / 174 cm

Weight:

146 lbs / 66 kg

Turned Pro:

2006

Last Update:

August 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

714

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

104

Return

74

Forehand

78

Backhand

116

Volley

79

Johanna Larsson's Strengths

Serve

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 2 times more Aces/Service Winners than her Rivals on Average
    * 50% more Double Fautls than her Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Won Points & First Serve Unreturned in the Average (64%/21%)
    * First Serve Won Points & First Serve Unreturned in the Average (64%/21%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (38%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (18%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (0%)

Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Return Won Points (41%)
    * 2.5 times fewer Points & 25% more Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (48%)

Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 10% more Points & 10 fewer Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Inside Out & Inside In
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross & Inside In
    * First Forehand Attack after the Serve
    * Wins 47% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Forehand Touch on a shor ball

Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * 40% fewer Points for the Same Ratio of Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * Backhand Touch on a short ball
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Wins 36% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * First Backhand after the Serve (too many errors)
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the long Rallies (over 8 shots)
    * Backhand Drop Shot (35% of the points won)

Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Same Ratio of Points with the Volley as her Rivals on Average
    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (77%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach when played (85% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

    * Same Ratio of Points with the Volley as her Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (7%)
    * Serve & Volley (not played)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Johanna Larsson's Game Style

Server

Medium

Johanna Larsson's Serve stands in the average. Her first serve won points and her ratio of first serve unreturned stand in the average. It means that she can get an edge with that shot against the weaker Servers but is dominated versus the best ones.

Puncher

High

Johanna Larsson's game style is between a dominant Puncher and a dominant Retriever. From the Puncher side she has the topspin forehand attack. In total, 22% of her points are won with her forehand and this result is above the general average of the WTA players.

Tempo Player

Low

Johanna Larsson cannot be regarded as a Tempo player at all. Her ratio of points with the backhand is the return is below average. Tempo players are really aggressive with these two shots and this is not her case.

Offensive Player

Medium-low

Johanna Larsson cannot be regarded as an Offensive player because only 7% of her points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play). This is typically the kind of player who comes in to finish a point dominated from the back of the court and her percentage of points won at the net is high (77%).

Retriever

Medium-high

Johanna Larsson's game style is between a dominant Puncher and a dominant Retriever. 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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