NADIA PODOROSKA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

02/10/1997

Residence:

Rosario, Buenos Aires

Height:

5'6'' / 170 cm

Weight:

60 kg

Turned Pro:

2011

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Last Update:

December 2020

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Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

414

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

Return

Forehand

Backhand

Volley

Nadia Podoroska's Strengths

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Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Percentage (70%)
    * 2 times fewer Aces/Service Winners than her Rivals on Average
    * Second Serve Won Points (47%)
    * First Serve Won Points (59%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (8%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (5%)
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Return

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 2 times fewer Unforced Errors for the same Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Return
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (47%)
    * First Serve Return Won Points (44%)
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Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 10% more Winners/Forcing Errors for the same Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand Cross & Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Forehand Inside In
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 64% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 41% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 65% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Inside Out in a row
    * Wins 42% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Long Rallies (over 8 shots)
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball
    * Forehand Drop Shot (69% of the points won when played)
    * Forehand Pass
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Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 10% fewer Unforced Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 30% fewer Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Low Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Wins 51% of the Rallies after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Backhand Pass
    * Wins 47% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * First Backhand after her Serve
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Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (75%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (86% of the points won)
    * Baseline Approach (9% of her total points won)
    * Volley Winners-Forcing Errors/Unforced Errors Ratio (74%)

Weaknesses:

    * 40% fewer Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Serve & Volley (not played)

Nadia Podoroska's Game Style

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Server

Nadia Podoroska cannot be regarded as a Server at all. When compared with her opponents, she makes on average 2 times fewer aces/service winners. Opting for a high first serve percentage (70%) when her first serve lands in, only 5% of the time it is unreturned.

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Puncher

Nadia Podoroska's game style is between a Puncher and a Retriever. When compared with her opponents she gets an edge by making 10% more winners/forcing errors with her topspin forehand. 24% of her total are won with her forehand and this number is above the WTA average.

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Tempo Player

Nadia Podoroska cannot be categorized as a Tempo Player. As a clay court specialist, she does not take the ball on the rise close to her baseline. Her ratio of winners/forcing errors with her backhand and return is also below average.

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Offensive Player

Nadia Podoroska developped an Offensive side to her game but we cannot say that she is an Offensive Player. She gets a high net points won (75%) and her favourite ways to come in are the 1-2 punch and the baseline approach.

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Retriever

Nadia Podoroska's game style is between a Puncher and a Retriever. In total, 56% of her points are won by the errors of her opponents and this number is above the WTA average. Besides attacking with her topspin forehand, she also uses that shot to wear her rivals' backhand down.

Into RG Semi-Final (2020)