MANDY MINELLA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

11/22/1985

Residence:

Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

Height:

5'11'' / 180 cm

Weight:

143 lbs / 65 kg

Turned Pro:

N/A

Last Update:

August 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

738

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

128

Forehand

111

Backhand

131

Volley

15

Mandy Minella's Strengths

Serve

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Aces/Service Winners than her Rivals on Average
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (0%)
    * First Serve Won Points (67%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (48%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (9%)

Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Points with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * 70% 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
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points in the Average (36%/57%)
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points in the Average (36%/57%)

Forehand

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 15% more Points with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * 10% more Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross & Inside In
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line
    * First Forehand Attacks after the Serve ​
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross, Inside Out & Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Medium Rallies (between 5 & 8 shots)

Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 30% more Points with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 30% more Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * First Backhand Attack after the Serve
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Drop Shot (56% of the points won)
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Medium Rallies (between 5 & 8 shots)
    * Backhand Attack on a short ball
    * Backhand Pass

Volley

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 60% more Points with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (76%)
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (13%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (81% of the points won)
    * Baseline Approach when played (72% of the points won)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (76%)

Weaknesses:

    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Mandy Minella's Game Style

Server

Medium

Mandy Minella can count on an effective Serve and when compared with her rivals she takes an edge with this shot. Her first & second serve won points is above the general average of the WTA players.

Puncher

Medium

From the back of the court, Mandy Minella's game style is between a Puncher and a Tempo player. She gets more points with the forehand than with the backhand (Puncher) but the way she hits the ball close to the baseline is more like a Tempo player.

Tempo Player

Medium

Playing close to her baseline and often taking the ball on the rise, Mandy Minella is not only a Puncher but also a Tempo player. However, her backhand & return results are below the average of the WTA players which is not the case of the real Tempo players.

Offensive Player

Medium

Mandy Minella can also be Offensive. In total 12% of her points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this results is just above average.

Retriever

Medium

As a complete baseline, Mandy Minella can also Retrieve from the back of the court. In total, 52% of her points are won by the errors of her rivals and this result is above the average of the WTA players.

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