The fastest male tennis serve ever recorded was a record 263.4 km/h (163.7 mph) in 2012 by Sam Groth of Australia. What is the fastest female tennis serve ever recorded? The fastest female tennis serve ever recorded was a record 220 km/h (136.7 mph) in 2018 by Georgina Garcia Pérez of Spain.
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John Isner holds the ATP-recognised record for the fastest recorded tennis serve, with a serve recorded at 253.0 km/h (157.2 mph) in the first round of the 2016 Davis Cup. This article lists serving speed record breaks for the men's and women's professional tennis. This list is not historically complete. For instance, not listed here, Roscoe Tanner 's serve was clocked at 153 mph at Palm Springs in 1978 during the final against Raúl Ramírez.
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On 9 May 2012, Samuel Groth (Australia) served an ace recorded at 263 km/h (163.4 mph) during an ATP Challenger event in Busan, South Korea. The serve came during Groth’s second-round match against Uladzimir Ignatik (Belarus). In the match, Groth also hit serves recorded at 255.7 km/h (158.9 mph) and 253.5 km/h (157.5 mph), both of which surpassed Ivo Karlovic's (Croatia) previous record of 251 km/h (156 mph).
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Juan Martin Del Potro holds the record of serving at a speed of 240km/h, falling only a km/h short of Taylor Dent. This service was recorded back in 2007 at the St. Petersburg Open. This 6’6” Argentine tennis player has a World rank of 128 in men’s singles right now.
The fastest tennis serve ever recorded was hit by Australian player Sam Groth in Busan, South Korea in 2012, clocking in at a whopping 263.4 km/h or 163.7 mph.
The former World No. 8 blasted a thunderbolt of a serve in the 2016 Davis Cup tie against Australia, officially recording the fastest ever serve at 253 km/h (157.2 mph).
Incidentally, her fastest serve was recorded after her comeback to professional tennis in 2005. At the 2007 Indian Wells Open, Brenda Schultz smashed a 202.7 km/h (126.0 mph) serve against her ...