ANASTASIA PAVLYUCHENKOVA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

07/03/1991

Residence:

Moscow, Russia

Height:

5'10'' / 177 cm

Weight:

150 lbs / 72 kg

Turned Pro:

2005

Last Update:

August 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

1694

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

81

Forehand

17

Backhand

27

Volley

41

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova's Strengths

Serve

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Won Points (67%)
    * 10% fewer Aces/Service Winners & 40% more Double Faults than her Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Percentage (58%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (16%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (43%)

Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * Same Ratio of Points/Errors with the Return as her Rivals on Average
    * Same Ratio of Points/Errors with the Return as her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Return
    * First Serve Return Won Points (35%)

Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Points with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * 15% more Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * Very high Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Down the Line
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Inside Out
    * Wins 54% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 58% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Forehand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Forehand Pass

Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Points for the same Ratio of Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Wins 55% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 42% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Backhand Drop Shot (55% of the points won)

Volley

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 30% more Points with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (72%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (72% of the points won)
    * Baseline Approach (73% of the points won)
    * Volley Points/Errors Ratio (74%)

Weaknesses:

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

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova's Game Style

Server

Medium

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova cannot be regarded as a Server because she makes on average 10% fewer aces/service winners & 40% more double faults than her rivals. However, her first serve won points is above average (67%) and her first serve unreturned is in the average (21%). This is mainly because of a high ratio of double faults (16%) that she is dominated by her opponents with this shot.

Puncher

Medium-high

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova's game style is between a Puncher & a Tempo player. From the Puncher side, she has the forehand attack. When compared with her rivals, this is on that side that she takes her biggest edge.

Tempo Player

Medium-high

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova's game style is between a Puncher & a Tempo player. From the Tempo side, she has the court position close to her baseline and the backhand attack. We can say that she is a flat Puncher who plays from a Tempo position.

Offensive Player

Medium-high

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova also possesses an Offensive side to her game. When she has a chance she often follows her forehand or backhand and is really effective when she does so. In total, she wins 72% of the points when she comes in and this result is above the general average of the WTA players.

Retriever

Medium-low

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is not only a Puncher or a Tempo player, she can also Retrieve. In total, 43% of her points are won by the errors of her rivals and this result stands in the average. However, when compared with her opponents she makes on average more errors with her forehand & backhand than them.

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