JESSICA PEGULA

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

02/24/1994

Residence:

Boca Raton, USA

Height:

5'7'' / 170 cm

Weight:

155 lbs / 70 kg

Turned Pro:

2012

Last Update:

August 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

838

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

115

Forehand

76

Backhand

105

Volley

34

Jessica Pegula's Strengths

Serve

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 10% more Aces/Service Winners than her Rivals on Average
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve in the Average (23%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve in the Average (23%)
    * First Serve Percentage (56%)
    * First Serve Won Points (61%)
    * Second Serve Won Points (43%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)

Return

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Return
    * 40% more Errors for the same Ratio of Points with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Return Won Points (42%)
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand & Backhand Return
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (51%)

Forehand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 60% more Points Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * 20% more Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Forehand Cross
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Inside In
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross
    * Wins 51% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Wins 38% of the Points after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 55% of the Points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Forehand Effectiveness in the Medium Rallies (between 5 & 8 shots)
    * First Forehand after the Serve & the Return
    * Forehand Drop Shot (not really played)
    * Forehand Attack on a short ball

Backhand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 70% more Points with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 2 times more Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * Wins 64% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Cross
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Medium & Long Rallies (over 5 shots)
    * Wins 44% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Drop Shot (51% of the points won)
    * Wins 42% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Backhand Pass
    * First Backhand after the Serve & the Return (too many errors)
    * Backhand Touch on a short ball

Volley

3 Stars

Strengths:

    * 20% more Points with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (13%)
    * Baseline Approach (10% of her total points won)

Weaknesses:

    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (63%)
    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (3% of her total won points)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Jessica Pegula's Game Style

Server

Medium

Jessica Pegula's ratio of first serve unreturned stands in the average of the WTA players (21%) and she can get an edge with her Serve against some players on tour.

Puncher

High

Jessica Pegula's game style is between a dominant Puncher and Tempo player. Standing close to her baseline, she plays flat on both sides like a Tempo player. However, her best shot when compared with her rivals is the forehand and this is more a Puncher kind of results. The only thing for sure is that she is more aggressive from the back of the court than her rivals making on average more points than them with the return, the forehand and the backhand.

Tempo Player

Medium-high

Jessica Pegula's game style is between a dominant Puncher and Tempo player. Standing close to her baseline, she plays flat on both sides like a Tempo player. However, her best shot when compared with her rivals is the forehand and this is more a Puncher kind of results. The only thing for sure is that she is more aggressive from the back of the court than her rivals making on average more points than them with the return, the forehand and the backhand.

Offensive Player

Medium

When she has a chance, Jessica Pegula can follow her forehand or her backhand to the net (Offensive). 13% of her points are won at the net (with or without a volley to play) and this result stands in the average.

Retriever

Medium

Besides attacking on both sides, Jessica Pegula can also Retrieve and extend the baseline rallies. 15% of her points are played in the rallies over 8 shots and this result is above the general average of the WTA players. Nonetheless, she cannot be regarded as a true Retriever because she makes on average more errors with the return, the forehand and the backhand than her rivals.

1st WTA Title in Washington

What's New on TennisProfiler!

Rybakina Return.jpg

Reaching already four Finales in 2020, get to know better Elena Rybakina!

Nastase Volley.jpg

2 times Grand Slam Winner, discover Ilie Nastase with Numbers!

Garin Rio.jpg

Wining back to back Title in Cordoba & Rio, Garin is the man in form this year!

© 2020 Fabrice Sbarro, Lausanne, TennisProfiler