Tennis player's styles – SureBety pl Important tournaments

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  1. Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino

Probably poor on clay
Poor/average serve
      1. Victoria Azarenka

BLR, 198, 183cm

warrior, chimerical

Powerful risky serve even during break points! (can have series of DF in a row), many 1st service points won (about 80%)

Often attacks 2nd serve at once with various effect

can have series of stupid mistakes

likes to simulate injury when loosing

good play against legs

poor smatch skills

25.10.2013 severe lower back problem (couldn't run/serve)
      1. Elena Baltacha

High player

Good serve

slow player

      1. Marion Bartoli

double-handed FH & BH
      1. Sybille Bammer

She can make many UE in a row when she is afraid
      1. Annika Beck

Good slicing on clay
Powerful FH

Great play down the line

      1. Belinda Bencic

SUI, 1997,
9.10.2013 foot injury, promising, lost 4-6 2-6 with Stosur
      1. Mallory Burdette

USA, 1991

Average serve

Precise, good ball placement, good movement on the court

Likes approaching to the net

      1. Alexandra Cadantu

Mentally weak?
      1. Maria Elena Camerin

Probably poor condition
      1. Dominika Cibulkova


Probably fixing.

      1. Alise Cornet

"Recovering at home from my lumbago. I'm quite a lot in pain, but I still hope to get better fast." (30.09.2013)
      1. Kimiko Date-Krumm

JPN, 1970, 163cm, 53kg

"Lost in doubles but fought hard. Headache finally gone. We want to leave China and head back to Japan as soon as possible, but unfortunately all the early flights are full. We should get an evening flight. I want to firmly recover ahead ofOsaka next week." (30.09.2013)
      1. Casey Dellaqua

Short player

Average service


Poor backhand

      1. Vesna Dolonts

Weak serve, New balls are very small advantage for her

      1. Marina Erakovic

prefers clay courts rather
      1. Sara Errani

ITA, small
Good lobs and shortcuts (plays a lot of doubles)
      1. Kirsten Flipkens

BEL, 1986
9.10.2013 „is no longer traveling with her coach Maxime Braeckman. He wants to spend more time at home. She might look for new travel coach in the winter.
      1. Jarmila Gajdosova

very aggressive, likes to play at once and risk

many errors and double faults

very powerful serve

not so good BH

tries to end at once from 2nd serve

      1. Medina Garrigues

has been forced to pull out of Charleston due to the knee injury picked up at the end of her match with Rus (01.04.2013)
      1. Julia Goerges

"windmill" FH swing -> serve on the body

powerful serve & FH

Likes to hit "at once"

hard to change her style to winner one?

Emotionally unstable?

      1. Simona Halep

She needs to "get into the rhythm" to play good

      1. Daniela Hantuchova

SVK, 1983, tall

Offensive player

      1. Justine Henin

      1. Polona Hercog

Bad condition in hot countries? (Italy, Palermo)

9.10.2013 back injury; pulled out of the doubles

      1. Andrea Hlavackova


"Every match I lose adds more experience. I played a bad match tactically. I have to change. I do not care what anyone else thinks about my results. I play for myself and for my own pleasure. If I have to lose, I want to lose playing my own tennis, the same tennis that brought me my the results so far. Now I have the doubles to prepare for. I will enjoy it and relax, regardless of the outcome."

      1. Lucie Hradecka

double handed FH

makes a lot of stupid errors

Ana Ivanovic

likes to play "at once" with high risk and high power

can crash down psychologically, she is quite clear to see what's her mind is at present

      1. Su-Wei Hsieh

TPE, 1986, 169cm, 57kg
      1. Jovana Jaksic

probably slow-starter
      1. Jelena Jankovic


is just working with her brother now, no coach. She said she loves it because her brother knows her so well (02.04.2013)

stay away when a lot of UE from BH
      1. Bojana Jovanovsky

SRB, 1991, 175cm
      1. Kaia Kanepi

EST, overweight
Problems with concentration, can lost it for the rest of the match
Poor serve (1st serve even below 50%)
      1. Anne Keothavong

Good tacticker
      1. Angelique Kerber

GER, 1988
      1. Madison Keys


Powerful FH

Strong serve, big kick from 2nd serve

Very impatient

Likes to attack 1st serve if possible

Concentrate extra when she's loosing as a favourite (after time out)

Rather poor at the net

      1. Vania King

USA, but Asian, 1989, small


Plays a lot of defensive lobs

      1. Maria Kirilenko

The clay court season has started for me! But I guess I'll never learn how to slide on it. Need to go on ice first.” (11.04.2013)
      1. Nastja Kolar

Likes to complain a lot, throwing a racket in the air, weak psychologically
      1. Mariya Koryttseva

Very ambitious
      1. Svetlana Kuznetsova

She is playing better in the 2nd set with much weaker opponents.

She was taking ephedrine

      1. Petra Kvitova

CZE, 1990, 182cm

slow starter, plays a lot of 3-set matches (even about 50% per season)


very good serve

can change rhytm of the game, which doesn't suit to some players

makes a lot of UE

likes to shot at once from opponent's 2nd service

empty eyes” when she is sick/tired

Probably fixing.

      1. Varvara Lepchenko

USA, 1986, 180cm, 72kg
good serve (winning 74% behind a 66% first serve)
dangerous FH return
solid in the rallies
      1. Nuria Llagostella-Vives


has had an operation on her left wrist. "I've had two years of playing in pain," she said. "When ever I hit a backhand it felt uncomfortable so I had to have this surgery to have any chance of prolonging my career." (2.04.2013)
      1. Na Li

CHN, 1982, 172cm
She „likes” to loose in the first's rounds. When she is in bad shape, she can loose one tournament by one.
      1. Sabine Lisicki

GER, 1989, 178cm, good muscles

Green clay (Chatlestown, USA) court is one of her favourite

Powerful FH, average/poor BH

Strong serve, weaker with the time (weak 2nd serve; she is working with this)

Physically not well? (well build, many UE in the 3rd set)

Mentally poor, cannot concentrate more when tie-break is played (UE or DF)

Very good at dropshots & lobs

9.10.2013 back injury; pulled out of Osaka

      1. Ekaterina Makarova

RUS, 1988, tall


good serve

      1. Rebecca Marino

very tall player

powerful FH

poor dropshots, poor play at the net

low self-confidence IMO

a lot of ball into the net from the long distance

      1. Petra Martic

CRO, 1991
      1. Grace Min

USA, but Asian girl

Defensive, rather deep in the court


not many UE

      1. Kristina Mladenovic

FRA, 1993, 184cm, 60kg
      1. Ayumi Morita

JPN, 1990, 164cm, 54kg
      1. Monica Niculescu

typical defensive player using a lot of slices, but an average/poor ones

1-HD FH slice,

very weak 1st serve (120km/h), safety serve (about 80% 1st serve hit)

not attacking 2nd serve!

      1. Romina Oprandi

She usually carry about an injury
      1. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

      1. Shahar Peer

ISR, overweight?

Mentally poor?

Rather weak serve
Many winners from BH
      1. Shuai Peng

CHN, 1986, 173cm

Defensive? (loopy shots sometimes)

Average serve (some aces, but about 55-60% points won from the 1st serve and 45-50% from the 2nd one)

2-HD FH & BH, Poor BH (many UE)

Goes down on the knees to hit the ball like A.Radwańska does

      1. Flavia Pennetta

09.10.2013 "I am very sorry for today's game but I was out of gas! I hope to be able to recover for the doubles tomorrow. Now I go to sleep, my body asks for a truce."
      1. Ksenia Pervak

Left handed, strong FH

Very good serve as for woman (big % of 1st serve & good % 1st serve points won)

Can loose concentration when she's almost finishing the match against big favourite

Screaming from time to time

Very ambitious

Plays smart from corner to corner

      1. Andrea Petkovic

GER, 1987, 180cm

Problems with right knee (2012)

Defensive player?

Slow started, often need some time to play on good level

Rough serve

Impulsive when loosing, poor psychologically

Makes stupid mistakes

Strong FH

      1. Tsvetana Pironkova

poor FH

She don't allow to let opponent lead the play

      1. Karolina Pliskova

High player

Average service

Poor tacticer

Hitting soft, not powerful

      1. Agnieszka Radwańska

POL, 1989, 172cm, ~56kg
Average serve
Good shortcuts, can move the opponent over the court
Takes low shots in characteristic way going down the knees
not smiling at all
      1. Laura Robson

GBR, 1994
salmon shoes

Right wrist



Left shoulder



Viral illness (doubles)



Lower back



Left shin (stress fracture)



      1. Anastasia Rodionova

Shouting on the court making theatre (try to destract opponent)
      1. Lucie Safarova

CZE, 1987, 177cm, pro 2002
Probably fixing
      1. Bibiane Schoofs

NED, 1988,
Good serve

A coach can help her a lot

      1. Maria Sharapova


"I have a lot of history here," Sharapova said. "This is the city (Miami) where I first landed when I came to the United States. I've been a fan of this tournament since I was young because I came here with my family to watch it. And then I was able to play in it and be a part of it and I've been to three or four finals here. So, hopefully, I can lift the trophy here one day."

      1. Yaroslava Shvedova

Probably very easy 2nd serve

Mentally poor, often loosing in 3 sets (22.03.2013): 12 in a row after winning 1st set in last 9 months

      1. Samantha Stosur

AUS, well-build
Ofensive (powerful serve and FH
can loose with average player
      1. Carla Suarez-Navarro

Play far away after ending line
      1. Anna Tatishvili

Doesn't like clay court?

      1. Galina Voskoboeva

offensive player likes to play serve & volley

Likes to attack 2nd serve

      1. Serena Williams

USA, 1981, well-build & very strong
Offensive (powerful serve, FH & BH), often attacks 2nd serve
not as good from the dropshots in the run
Force her run to the net often is a key to victory?

05.10.2013 problem with lower back, but she managed to win against A. Radwańska easily

      1. Venus Williams

USA, 1980, 175cm, 70kg?
      1. Caroline Wozniacki

counter puncher (very defensive player= she likes to play defensive minded game and rely on the opponents mistakes; very small UE; put her out of the rhythm is a key to win)

poor in Grand Slams where trainer advices is not available during the match

mental fragility

safety serve (about 80% 1st serve hit)

returning deep after the baseline (usually)

good movement around the court

good cross play

Poor lobbing skills?

Probably fixed some matches

      1. Aleksandra Wozniak

CAN, 1987, 175cm, 60kg
Very weak psycho against better players (Radwanska, V.Williams)

defensive, likes to just play over the net

      1. Maryna Zanevska

7.10.2013 some injury (lost 6-0 6-1 when she was favourite for 1,45!)
      1. Vera Zvonareva

likes to pay versus players who don't offer her much power so that she can dictate the play
32/2012 Viral illness, 51/2012 Right shoulder
      1. Shuai Zhang

CHN, 1989, 177cm
Offensive? (strong serve 50% x 75% 1st serve won against defensive opponent, good attacking BH, good smatch skills)

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