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Stats Wrap: Championship Sunday at the Veolia Sacramento Open.

Author: Jim Ramsey | June 12, 2024

Roseville, California. June 9, 2024.

MIXED DOUBLES FINAL: 

(1) Anna Leigh Waters and Ben Johns def. (2) Anna Bright and James Ignatowich, 11-5, 11-9, 11-0.

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MATCH NOTES:

  • Part of Waters’ 26th career Triple Crown and 6th this year.
  • Waters/Johns’ 34th title together and 7th this year.
  • Waters/Johns now 7-0 in finals against Bright/Ignatowich.

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RALLIES:

1,324 shots.

127 rallies.

10.4 shots per rally.

42.3 rallies per game.

77/127 rallies were 9 shots or less. (60%)

50/127 rallies were 10 shots or more. (40%)

Shortest: 1 shot (2), 2 shots (3), 3 shots (8), 4 shots (10).

(18% of the rallies were four shots or fewer.)

Longest: 40, 39, 32.

(5 rallies were 30 shots or more. 12 were 20+.)

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THIRD SHOTS:

Waters: 10 drops, 10 drives. (50% drops)

Johns: 25 drops, 25 drives. (50% drops)

Waters/Johns: 35 drops, 35 drives. (50% drops)

Bright: 11 drops, 0 drives. (100% drops)

Ignatowich: 30 drops, 11 drives (73% drops)

Bright/Ignatowich: 41 drops, 11 drives. (78% drops)

Third Shot Totals: 76 drops, 46 drives (62% drops)

***Missed Serves/Returns/Third Shots***

Waters: (1) 1 third shot drop.

Johns: (6) 1 serve long, 1 return net, 3 third shot drops net, 1 third shot drive net.

Bright: (2) 2 returns long.

Ignatowich: (4) 1 serve long, 1 third shot drive net, 1 third shot drop net, 1 third shot drop wide. 

***Third Shots Kept in Play***

Waters: 19/20 = 95%

Johns: 46/50 = 92%

Bright: 11/11 = 100%

Ignatowich: 38/41 = 92%

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SPEED-UPS:

I counted the instances when a regular dinking rally or dinking opportunity was accelerated, and that shot or the ensuing hand-battle led directly to the end of the rally. (therefore, not including speedups that were eventually re-set during the same rally, or when a team became clearly defensive.) Here are those “starts”, and the ensuing result for that -team-.

Waters: initiated and won 1, initiated and lost 4.

Johns: initiated and won 8, initiated and lost 3.

Waters/Johns: initiated and won 9, initiated and lost 7. (56% success rate)

Bright: initiated and won 7, initiated and lost 5.

Ignatowich: initiated and won 5, initiated and lost 7.

Bright/Ignatowich: initiated and won 12, initiated and lost 12. (50% success rate)

Speed-up Totals: In the instances I counted, the team that initiated the speed-up won 21 and lost 19, for a 52% success rate.

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DINKS INTO THE NET OR WIDE: (Unstressed, “regular” dinks. Not speed-ups, blocks, etc.).

Waters: 1

Johns: 1

Bright: 2

Ignatowich: 4

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RALLIES ENDING IN THREE SHOTS OR LESS (excluding winners): 13.

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GOOD FUNDAMENTALS: The two categories above accounted for only 16% of the rallies.

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CLEAN WINNERS: (No net-cord, no opponent’s paddle).

Waters: 5

Johns: 16

Bright: 4

Ignatowich: 9

(26% of the rallies ended with a clean winner)

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HIGHLIGHT REEL: (ATPs, Ernes, etc.)

Waters: 1 ATP, 1 ATP defended, 1 Erne defended.

Johns: 1 ATP, 1 ATP defended, 3 Ernes.

Bright: 2 ATPs, 1 Erne defended.

Ignatowich: 1 ATP, 1 ATP defended, 2 Ernes.

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OFFENSIVE LOBS: 7.

Waters: 1 in and won rally.

Johns: none.

Bright: 3 in and won rallies, 3 n and lost rallies.

Ignatowich: none.

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VOLLEYS INTO THE NET:

Waters: 6

Johns: 4

Bright: 5

Ignatowich: 11

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GAME POINTS:

Waters/Johns: Won 3, Lost 4.

Bright/Ignatowich: none.

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TIME OUTS: Did the team that called time out win the next rally? (excluding video reviews)

Waters/Johns: Won 2, Lost 0.

Bright/Ignatowich: Won 3, Lost 3.

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DVR ALERT:

  • Game One, 8-4-1: Waters defense on overheads.
  • Game Two, 1-1-1: Match-high 40-shot rally.
  • Game Two, 3-1-1: Bright and Ignatowich defense on overheads.
  • Game Two, 6-5-1: ATP goes between post and net (with replays).
  • Game Three, 7-0-2: Wild 39-shot rally ends with Johns winner.

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MEN’S DOUBLES FINAL: 

(4) Hayden Patriquin and Federico Staksrud def. (1) Dylan Frazier and JW Johnson, 11-7, 11-7, 11-0.

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MATCH NOTES:

  • Patriquin: First PPA final and first title.
  • Staksrud: First men’s doubles title.
  • Frazier/Johnson had won the previous three tournaments.
  • Patriquin/Staksrud won 14 of 22 rallies that were 20 shots or more.

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RALLIES:

1,361 shots.

105 rallies.

12.9 shots per rally.

35 rallies per game.

54/105 rallies were 9 shots or less. (51%)

51/105 rallies were 10 shots or more. (49%)

Shortest: 1 shot (0), 2 shots (4), 3 shots (5), 4 shots (7).

(15% of the rallies were four shots or fewer.)

Longest: 58, 53, 45.

(8 rallies were 30 shots or more. 22 were 20+.)

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THIRD SHOTS:

Frazier: 10 drops, 6 drives. (62% drops)

Johnson: 23 drops, 6 drives (79% drops)

Frazier/Johnson: 33 drops, 12 drives. (73% drops)

Patriquin: 18 drops, 8 drives. (69% drops)

Staksrud: 23 drops, 7 drives. (76% drops)

Patriquin/Staksrud: 41 drops, 15 drives. (73% drops)

Third Shot Totals: 74 drops, 27 drives (73% drops)

***Missed Serves/Returns/Third Shots***

Frazier: (4) 3 returns long, 1 third shot drop net.

Johnson: (2) 1 return net, 1 third shot drive net.

Patriquin: (3) 3 third shot drops net.

Staksrud: none.

***Third Shots Kept in Play***

Frazier: 15/16 = 93%

Johnson: 28/29 = 96%

Patriquin: 23/26 = 88%

Staksrud: 30/30 – 100%

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SPEED-UPS:

I counted the instances when a regular dinking rally or dinking opportunity was accelerated, and that shot or the ensuing hand-battle led directly to the end of the rally. (therefore, not including speedups that were eventually re-set during the same rally, or when a team became clearly defensive.) Here are those “starts”, and the ensuing result for that -team-.

Frazier: initiated and won 5, initiated and lost 3.

Johnson: initiated and won 9, initiated and lost 10.

Frazier/Johnson: initiated and won 14, initiated and lost 13. (51% success rate)

Patriquin: initiated and won 9, initiated and lost 3.

Staksrud: initiated and won 10, initiated and lost 4.

Patriquin/Staksrud: initiated and won 19, initiated and lost 7. (73% success rate)

Speed-up Totals: In the instances I counted, the team that initiated the speed-up won 33 and lost 20, for a 62% success rate.

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DINKS INTO THE NET OR WIDE: (Unstressed, “regular” dinks. Not speed-ups, blocks, etc.).

Frazier: 1

Johnson: 4 

Patriquin: 0

Staksrud: 0

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RALLIES ENDING IN THREE SHOTS OR LESS (excluding winners): 9

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GOOD FUNDAMENTALS: The two categories above accounted for only 13% of the rallies.

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CLEAN WINNERS: (No net-cord, no opponent’s paddle).

Frazier: 5

Johnson: 9

Patriquin: 4

Staksrud: 12

(28% of the rallies ended with a clean winner)

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HIGHLIGHT REEL: (ATPs, Ernes, etc.)

Frazier: none.

Johnson: 1 ATP.

Patriquin: 1 ATP, 1 ATP defended.

Staksrud: 1 ATP, 1 Erne.

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OFFENSIVE LOBS: 4.

Frazier: (2) 1 in and won rally, 1 in and lost rally.

Johnson: 1 in and lost rally.

Patriquin: none.

Staksrud: 1 in and lost rally.

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VOLLEYS INTO THE NET:

Frazier: 6

Johnson: 4

Patriquin: 3

Staksrud: 5

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GAME POINTS:

Frazier/Johnson: none.

Patriquin/Staksrud: Won 3, Lost 3.

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TIME OUTS: Did the team that called time out win the next rally? (excluding video reviews)

Frazier/Johnson: Won 2, Lost 2.

Patriquin/Staksrud: none.

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DVR ALERT:

  • Game One, 3-1-1: Odd Johnson mis-hit into the stands. 
  • Game One, 5-6-1: Patriquin remarkable ATP.
  • Game One, 10-7-1: Match-high 58-shot rally.
  • Game Two, 7-10-2: Staksrud sharply angled winner.

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WOMEN’S DOUBLES FINAL: 

(1) Catherine Parenteau and Anna Leigh Waters def. (2) Anna Bright and Rachel Rohrabacher, 11-2, 11-1, 11-5.

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MATCH NOTES:

  • Part of Waters’ 26th career Triple Crown and 6th this year.
  • Parenteau/Waters: 18th title together and 7th this year.
  • Bright/Rohrabacher are the only team to have beaten Parenteau/Waters (Austin, March)

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RALLIES:

890 shots.

87 rallies.

10.2 shots per rally.

29 rallies per game.

49/87 rallies were 9 shots or less. (56%)

38/87 rallies were 10 shots or more. (44%)

Shortest: 1 shot (0), 2 shots (4), 3 shots (4), 4 shots (4).

(13% of the rallies were four shots or fewer.)

Longest: 40, 26, 25, 20.

(One rally was 30 shots or more. 4 were 20+.)

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THIRD SHOTS:

Parenteau: 12 drops, 17 drives. (41% drops)

Waters: 10 drops, 14 drives. (41% drops)

Parenteau/Waters: 22 drops, 31 drives. (41% drops)

Bright: 8 drops, 3 drives. (72% drops)

Rohrabacher: 14 drops, 5 drives (73% drops)

Bright/Rohrabacher: 22 drops, 8 drives. (73% drops)

Third Shot Totals: 44 drops, 39 drives (53% drops)

***Missed Serves/Returns/Third Shots***

Parenteau: (2) 1 return net, 1 third shot drive long.

Waters: (3) 1 third shot drop net, 1 third shot drive net, 1 third shot drive long.

Bright: none.

Rohrabacher: (3) 2 returns long, 1 return net.

***Third Shots Kept in Play***

Parenteau: 28/29 = 96%

Waters: 21/24 = 87%

Bright: 11/11 = 100%

Rohrabacher: 19/19 = 100%

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SPEED-UPS:

I counted the instances when a regular dinking rally or dinking opportunity was accelerated, and that shot or the ensuing hand-battle led directly to the end of the rally. (therefore, not including speedups that were eventually re-set during the same rally, or when a team became clearly defensive.) Here are those “starts”, and the ensuing result for that -team-.

Parenteau: initiated and won 4, initiated and lost 2.

Waters: initiated and won 4, initiated and lost 5.

Parenteau/Waters: initiated and won 8, initiated and lost 7. (53% success rate)

Bright: initiated and won 1, initiated and lost 2.

Rohrabacher: initiated and won 2, initiated and lost 5.

Bright/Rohrabacher: initiated and won 3, initiated and lost 7. (30% success rate)

Speed-up Totals: In the instances I counted, the team that initiated the speed-up won 11 and lost 14, for a 44% success rate.

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DINKS INTO THE NET OR WIDE: (Unstressed, “regular” dinks. Not speed-ups, blocks, etc.).

Parenteau: 0

Waters: 1

Bright: 5

Rohrabacher: 1

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RALLIES ENDING IN THREE SHOTS OR LESS (excluding winners): 7.

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GOOD FUNDAMENTALS: The two categories above accounted for only 17% of the rallies.

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CLEAN WINNERS: (No net-cord, no opponent’s paddle).

Parenteau: 0

Waters: 4

Bright: 2

Rohrabacher: 1

(8% of the rallies ended with a clean winner)

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HIGHLIGHT REEL: (ATPs, Ernes, etc.)

Parenteau: none

Waters: none

Bright: none

Rohrabacher: 1 ATP.

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OFFENSIVE LOBS: 8

Parenteau: (2) 2 in and won rallies.

Waters: 1 out

Bright: (5) 2 in and won rallies, 2 in and lost rallies, 1 out.

Rohrabacher: none.

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VOLLEYS INTO THE NET:

Parenteau: 5

Waters: 5

Bright: 6

Rohrabacher: 12

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GAME POINTS:

Parenteau/Waters: Won 3, Lost 1.

Bright/Rohrabacher: none.

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TIME OUTS: Did the team that called time out win the next rally? (excluding video reviews)

Parenteau/Waters: Won 1, Lost 0.

Bright/Rohrabacher: Won 4, Lost 1.

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DVR ALERT:

  • Game Two, 2-0-2: Match-high 40-shot rally.
  • Game Three, 5-7-1: Rally includes a lob and a great Waters winner.

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MEN’S SINGLES FINAL: 

(1) Federico Staksrud def. (9) JW Johnson, 11-4, 11-5.

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MATCH NOTES:

  • Staksrud has earned a medal in every tournament this year. (5 gold, 6 silver, 1 bronze).
  • Staksrud’s nine career men’s singles titles are second only to Ben Johns.
  • Staksrud’s nine career titles have come in finals against nine different players. (Rafa Hewett, Jay Devilliers, Tyson McGuffin, Ben Johns, Jaume Martinez Vich, Connor Garnett, Quang Duong, Jack Sock, JW Johnson)
  • Johnson’s five career men’s singles titles are fourth-best all-time.
  • Staksrud won 11 of his 22 points on his third-shot winners and Johnson’s missed service returns.

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CLEAN WINNERS: (No net-cord, no opponent’s paddle).

Staksrud: 12, including 5 on the third shot.

Johnson: 9, including 2 on the third shot.

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ERRORS on SERVES and RETURNS:

Staksrud: (2). 1 on serves, 1 on returns.

Johnson: (6). 0 on serves, 6 on returns.

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BASELINE DRIVE ERRORS:

Staksrud: 4, including 0 on the third shot.

Johnson: 6, including 5 on the third shot.

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WINNERS/ERRORS PLUS/MINUS (from above):

Staksrud: +6

Johnson: -3

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LONGEST RALLY: 12 shots. (Game One: 2-3)

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GAME POINTS:

Staksrud: Won 2, Lost 0.

Johnson: Won none.

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TIME OUTS: Did the player that called time out win the next rally? (excluding video reviews)

​Staksrud: Won 1, Lost 0.

​Johnson: Won 1, Lost 1.  

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DVR ALERT:

  •  Game Two, 2-1: Johnson forehand winner into the corner.
  •  Game Two, 5-3: Staksrud cross-court backhand winner.

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WOMEN’S SINGLES FINAL:

(1) Anna Leigh Waters def. (2) Catherine Parenteau, 11-3, 11-4.

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MATCH NOTES:

  • Part of Waters’ 26th career Triple Crown and 6th this year.
  • Waters’ 38th career singles title and 6th this year.
  • Waters now 17-1 vs Parenteau in finals.

CLEAN WINNERS: (No net-cord, no opponent’s paddle).

Waters: 13, including 3 on the third shot.

Parenteau: 4, including 1 on the third shot.

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ERRORS on SERVES and RETURNS:

Waters: (1). 0 on serves, 1 on returns.

Parenteau: (2). 0 on serves, 2 on returns.

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BASELINE DRIVE ERRORS:

Waters: 6, including 2 on the third shot.

Parenteau: 4, including 1 on the third shot.

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WINNERS/ERRORS PLUS/MINUS (from above):

Waters: +6

Parenteau: -2

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LONGEST RALLY: 14 shots. (Game One, 3-2, and Game Two, 10-4, final rally)

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GAME POINTS:

Waters: Won 2, Lost 1.

Parenteau: none.

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TIME OUTS: Did the player that called time out win the next rally? (excluding video reviews)

​Waters: Won 0, Lost 1.

​Parenteau: Won 1, Lost 3.  

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DVR ALERT:

  •  Game One, 6-2: Parenteau crosscourt backhand winner.
  •  Game One, 8-3: Waters third-shot ATP winner.
  •  Game Two, 3-0: Waters running backhand winner. 

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