LAURA SIEGEMUND

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

03/04/1988

Residence:

Stuttgart, Germany

Height:

5'6'' / 168 cm

Weight:

137 lbs / 62 kg

Turned Pro:

2006

Last Update:

August 2019

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

1324

Shots' Ranking 2020

Serve

133

Return

26

Forehand

88

Backhand

34

Volley

11

Laura Siegemund's Strengths

Serve

1 Star

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Percentage (73%)
    * 40% fewer Aces/Service Winners & 70% more Double Faults than her Rivals on Average
    * First Serve Points Won (56%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on First Serve (11%)
    * Ratio of Double Faults (21%)

Return

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 2.5 times more Points with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * 30% more Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Return
    * First Serve Return Won Points (39%)
    * Second Serve Return Won Points (58%)

Forehand

2 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 20% more Points with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * 30% more Errors with the Forehand than her Rivals on Average
    * Low Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Cross
    * Low Ratio of Points with the Forehand Inside Out & Inside In
    * Wins 57% of the Points after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Very high Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Down the Line
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball
    * Wins 44% of the Points after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Forehand Drop Shot (54% of the points won)
    * First Forehand after the Serve (too many errors)
    * Forehand Pass

Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 80% more Points with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 40% more Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Points with the Backhand Down the Line
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Backhand Down the Line
    * Wins 55% of the Points after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 47% of the Points after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Effectiveness in the Medium & Long Rallies (over 5 shots)
    * First Backhand after the Serve (too many errors)
    * Backhand Touch on a short ball
    * Backhand Drop Shot (72% of the points won)

Volley

5 Stars

Strengths:

    * 2.5 times more Points with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Percentage of Points Won at the Net (70%)
    * Total of Points Won at the Net (25%)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (73% of points won)
    * Baseline Approach (11% of her total points won)
    * Chip & Charge (69% of the points won)

Weaknesses:

    * None

Laura Siegemund's Game Style

Server

Low

Laura Siegemund cannot be regarded as a Server at all. When compared with her rivals, she makes on average fewer aces/service winners and more double faults than them. The diffrence between her first & second serve are small and that leads her to a high first serve percentage (73%) and a high ratio of double faults (21%).

Puncher

Medium-high

Laura Siegemund is more a Tempo player than a Puncher. The problem with her forehand is not her ratio of points which is high but her ratio of errors which is 30% higher than the one of her rivals. Punchers are usually more consistent on that shot than her.

Tempo Player

High

From the back of the court Laura Siegemund is a dominant Tempo player. Playing close to her baseline she takes the ball on the rise and takes risks on both sides. As most of the Tempo players, she gets better results with her backhand and return than with her forehand.

Offensive Player

High

Even though Laura Siegemund cannot be regarded 100% as an Offensive player she is still much more Offensive than the rest of the WTA players. In total, 25% of her points are won at the net and when compared with her rivals she takes her second biggest edge with the volley. Her favorite ways to come in are the 1-2 punch approach right after her serve or the baseline approach but she can also play sometimes the chip & charge.

Retriever

Low

Winning only 40% of her points by the errors of her rivals, Laura Siegemund is not a Retriever. She is far too aggressive and Offensive to count on her opponents' errors to win a match.

WTA Title in Stuttgart (2017)

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