Game and skills analysis Camelia POSTOACA (ROU)


The following observations are of course my personal view and do not claim to be the “truth”!

Here comes Camelia POSTOACA (ROU):

Strengths:

  • very good attacking qualities especially forehand topspin in all situations
  • good footwork
  • nice use of long pips when taking pushes early above table: Pushlifting the ball thus putting pressure on the attacker
  • good backhand defence
  • good forehand serves
  • nice occasional blocking with long pimples on backhand

Weaknesses:

  • sometimes attacking too often or too rushy
  • never defending on forehand, not even when it makes sense or attack is not really an option
  • not defending with backhand when confronted with topspins down the middle/into her body which would be better than just lifting the ball back with forehand

Suggestions:

  • practise defending with backhand from middle of the table
  • practise occasional defending with forehand
  • practise some serves with backhand
  • try to find better balance between defending and attacking
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