Records in Lawn Tennis: Fastest Tennis Serve on record

by on December 28, 2012
in Record Holders

Important Tennis Records

Samuel Groth a 24 years old Australian player, who ranked 340 in all worlds by hitting the record of fastest tennis, serves with 163mph (263 km/hr) at the ATP Challenger Tour Event next to Belarusian Uladzimir Ignatik held inBussan,South Korea, in 2012.
Croatia Ivo Karlovic was the tennis player of 2011 who made the record of 156mph against Germany Davis Cup. But this time in 2012, Samuel Groth is the professional tennis player who broke the record of Croatia Ivo Karlovic.

Rules for Men and Women Serves:

The best one serve is always recorded among the best serves of one player. But if one player has many serves record at same speed then the oldest record serves is record at the top of the list.

For men’s serves is recorded at Men’s serves must be recorded at 140 mph 225km/hr for min standard speed.

For Women’s min standard speed, serves is recorded at 124 mph (200km/h) or more.

Top Ten Men Tennis Player‘s List who made the record of fastest Serve:

Country Player Event Speed
Australia Sameul Groth Busan Open-2012 Challenger Tennis 163.4 mph (263 km/h)
Croatia Ivo Karlovic DavisCup-2011 156 mph (251 km/h)
Canada MilosRoanic RogersCup-2012 155.3 mph (250 km/h)
USA Andy Roddick DavisCup-2004 155 mph (249 km/h)
USA Roscoe Tanner Palm SpringsFinal-1978 153 mph (246 km/h)
Sweden Joachim Johansson DavisCup-2004 152 mph (245 km/h)
Spain FelicianoLopez Toronto-2008 150.4 mph (242 km/h)
Poland Jerzy Janowicz Paris-2012 150.4 mph (242 km/h)
USA John Isner Western & Southern Open-2011 149.9 mph (241 km/h)
USA Taylor Dent Rotterdam-2006 149.8 mph (241 km/h)
Latvia Earnest Gulbis St. PetersburgOpen-2007 149.3 mph (240 km/h)

Top Ten Women Tennis Player‘s List who made the record of fastest hit:

Country Player Event Speed
Germany Sabine Lisicki Busan Open-2012 Challenger Tennis 163.4 mph (263 km/h)
Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy DavisCup-2011 156 mph (251 km/h)
USA Venus Williams RogersCup-2012 155.3 mph (250 km/h)
USA Serena Williams DavisCup-2004 155 mph (249 km/h)
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld Palm SpringsFinal-1978 153 mph (246 km/h)
Germany Julia Görges DavisCup-2004 152 mph (245 km/h)
Germany  Sabine Lisicki Toronto-2008 150.4 mph (242 km/h)
Serbia  Ana Ivanović Paris-2012 150.4 mph (242 km/h)
Framce Kristina Mladenovic Western & Southern Open-2011 149.9 mph (241 km/h)

Most Aces in Tennis:

A legal serve that receiver doesn’t touch is called Ace. Player’s first server is ace. He can hit the ball with his/her maximum strength. He can get many chances with ball position, i.e. commonly positioned in the services box corners which are very far from the player. Ace is placed usually as serve of hard flat serve which might be in the mid or corner of the service box.

Men‘s Aces Record:

Goran Ivanisevic holds the most aces record of 1477 in a year of 1996.The most aces were hit in 2001 Wimbledon, by Goran Ivanisevic.

John Isner hit 113 aces in Wimbledon 2010 first round, his opponent was Nicolas who hit 103 aces, this match is the longest tennis match regarding the time and games. In Davis Cup, Ivo Karolin hit 78 aces and ranked as 3rd, in Sept 2009. In 2012, Sameul Groth hit record of fastest serve on record at 163.4 mph (263 kph). In 2007, Sam Querrey made10 successive aces in Indianapolis Tennis Championships.

Men’ most aces in a singles match Top 5:

Rank Player Event Aces Rnd W/L Country
1 John Isner Wimbledon-2010 113 1R W USA
2 Nicolas Mahut Wimbledon-2010 103 1R L France
3 Ivo Karlović DavisCup-2009 78 SF L Croatia
4 Ivo Karlović Roland Garros-2009 55 1R L Croatia
5 Gary Muller Wimbledon-2005 54 q W South Africa

Women’s most aces in a singles match:

Serena Williams who, at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships, hit the record of most 24 aces in singles and in 2008.

Rank Player Event Aces Rnd W/L Country
1 Serena Williams Wimbledon-2012 24 SF W USA
2 Kaia Kanepi Tokyo-2008 24 1R W Estonia
3 Serena Williams Wimbledon-2012 23 3R W USA
4T Alicia Molik Tokyo-2007 22 QF L Australia
4T Brenda Schultz Birmingham-1994 22 QF W Netherlands


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