IGA SWIATEK

Complete Game Analysis

Date of Birth:

05/31/2001

Residence:

N/A

Height:

5'9'' / 175 cm

Weight:

N/A

Turned Pro:

N/A

Forme abstraite 23

Last Update:

November 2020

Forme abstraite 23

Number of Points Analyzed for this Study:

750

Shots' Ranking 2020

Return

16

Forehand

53

Backhand

62

Volley

53

Iga Swiatek's Strengths

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Serve

3 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * First Serve Won Points (71%)
    * 20% fewer Aces/Service Winners & 70% more Double Faults than her Rivals on Average
    * Second Serve Won Points (52%)
    * First Serve Percentage (54%)
    * Ratio of Aces/Service Winners on Second Serve (1%)
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Return

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 2.5 times more Winners/Forcing Errors for the same Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Return than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Backhand Return
    * Very high Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Return
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points in the Average (37%/55%)
    * First & Second Serve Return Won Points in the Average (37%/55%)
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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 Inside In
    * Low Ratio of Unforced Errors with the Forehand Cross & Inside Out
    * High Ratio of Errors with the Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 65% of the Rallies after playing 2 Forehands Cross in a row
    * Wins 44% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Inside In
    * Wins 57% of the Rallies after playing a Forehand Down the Line
    * Forehand Drop Shot (not really played)
    * Forehand Effectiveness on the Service Games
    * Forehand Pass
    * Forehand Touch on a short ball
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Backhand

4 Stars

Strengths:

Weaknesses:

    * 60% more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * 10% more Unforced Errors with the Backhand than her Rivals on Average
    * High Ratio of Winners/Forcing Errors with the Backhand Cross & Down the Line
    * Wins 42% of the Rallies after playing 2 Backhands Cross in a row
    * Wins 64% of the Rallies after playing a Backhand Down the Line
    * Backhand Drop Shot (48% of the points won when played)
    * Wins 56% of the Points after playing a Backhand Slice
    * Backhand Effectiveness on the Return Games
    * Backhand Attacks on a short ball
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Volley

4 Stars

Strengths:

    * 2.5 times more Winners/Forcing Errors with the Volley than her Rivals on Average
    * Percentage & Total Points Won at the Net in the Average (65%/11%)
    * Baseline Approach (78% of the points won)
    * Volley Winners-Forcing Errors/Unforced Errors Ratio (70%)

Weaknesses:

    * Percentage & Total Points Won at the Net in the Average (65%/11%)
    * Serve & Volley (not really played)
    * 1-2 Punch Approach (57% of points won)
    * Chip & Charge (not really played)

Iga Swiatek's Game Style

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Server

Medium

Iga Swiatek has an average Serve. However, when compared with her rivals she makes on average 20% fewer aces/service winners. This number is due to her return position close to the baseline that allows her opponents to get a higher ratio of aces/service winners. When Iga Swiatek's first serve lands in, 27% of the time it is unreturned and this number is in the average of the WTA players.

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Puncher

High

From the back of the court, Iga Swiatek's game style is between a Puncher and a Tempo player. From the Puncher side she has the forehand topspin attacks. She makes on average 10% more winners/forcing errors than her rivals with her forehand and this is on the 2 first shots after her serve that she performs at her best.

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Tempo Player

High

From the back of the court, Iga Swiatek's game style is between a Puncher and a Tempo player. From the Tempo side she has the backhand attacks played with pace close to her baseline. She makes on average 60% more winners/forcing errors than her opponents with her backhand and 2.5 times more winners/forcing errors with her return. This kind of numbers are the one of a Tempo player!

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Offensive Player

Medium-high

Besides being agressive from the back of the court, Iga Swiatek also posses an Offensive side to her game. In total, 11% of her points are won at the net and this number stands just above the WTA average.

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Retriever

Medium-low

Being so agressive with her grounstrokes or even coming to the net, Iga Swiatek cannot be regarded as a Retriever. In total, 42% of her points are won by the errors of her opponents and this number stands below the WTA average.

Roland Garros 2020