Webinar 5 (FREE): 2022 US Open - C. Alcaraz v J. Sinner Analysis
* Will be available on this page on September 21.
Welcome to the world's best tennis strategy!
Craig O'Shannessy is widely recognized as the world leader in researching and teaching tennis strategy. Craig has coached tennis at all levels of the game for the past 35 years. He has been the official strategy analyst for two Grand Slam events (Wimbledon & Australian Open) and worked with Novak Djokovic for three years (2017-19), helping guide the Serb back to No. 1 in the world while winning four Grand Slam titles. Craig has also been the strategy analyst for the ATP Tour for a decade, analyzing the best players on the biggest stage in our sport.
Craig brings all of that experience to these educational webinars, using winning percentages to teach the best patterns of play when serving, returning, rallying, and approaching.
Some of the topics covered in this webinar include:
- Patterns of play. Dartfish video analysis including Stromotion and Simulcam.
- Strengths from both players. What were their primary patterns of play?
- Weaknesses. Where did the opponent find an advantage?
- Rally length. Short rallies dominated. Who performed better there?
- Forehands & Backhands. Which shot contributed the most to Alcaraz's victory?
- Did Sinner play his match point correctly?
- What pattern of play forced the most errors in the match?
- Which 1st serve location was a bust for Alcaraz?
- Both players hit more backhand returns than forehand returns. Who did better?
- One player came to the net almost double the other. Who and why?
- Over half of Alcaraz's forehand winners were from the exact same location. Where?
- Both players hit 66% Serve +1 forehands. Who won more?
- Alcaraz won the Return +1 backhand battle. Why?
- Alcaraz mixed his serve location much more on his break points. Did it help?
- What patterns of play do we look for in the future with both players?