Sports The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time  

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List Rules Best tennis serves, ranked by power, finesse, and overall effectiveness

A crucial element to developing a dominant all-around tennis game is unquestionably having a powerful serve. This list consists of the best men's tennis serves of all time, taking into account the fastest tennis serves from guys like John Isner, Ivo Karlovic, and Andy Roddick, as well as the best spin serves from players such as Roger Federer and Pete Sampras. Many of the players on this list are also among the best men's tennis players of all time.

Go ahead and vote for which men's tennis players have the best serves of all time. Some tennis players rely on power and some rely on finesse, but who is the true best?

list ordered by

1
257 118
Pete Sampras is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

2
202 96
Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

3
206 101
John Isner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

4
175 96
Ivo Karlović is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Croatia

5
146 81
Goran Ivanisevic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time

6
230 159
Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Switzerland

7
85 56
Boris Becker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
West Germany, Germany

8
80 53
Mark Philippoussis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia

9
73 47
Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Switzerland

10
58 34
Ivan Ljubičić is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Croatia

11
110 87
Milos Raonic is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Canada

12
79 57
Stefan Edberg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Sweden

13
65 46
Samuel Groth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia

14
47 32
Jack Sock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bart Cartman added United States of America

15
46 34
Patrick Rafter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bart Cartman added Australia

16
49 39
Greg Rusedski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United Kingdom, Canada

17
68 66
Richard Krajicek is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Netherlands

18
42 37
Grigor Dimitrov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bulgaria

19
43 39
Michael Stich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany

20
47 45
Sam Querrey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

21
91 105
Nick Kyrgios is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia

22
39 38
Joachim Johansson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time

23
35 35
Taylor Dent is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

24
35 36
Reilly Opelka is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Reilly Opelka United States of America

25
34 41
Pancho Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America