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
305 151
Pete Sampras is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
2
248 115
John Isner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
3
232 113
Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
4
199 106
Ivo Karlović is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Croatia
5
273 169
Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Switzerland, South Africa
6
168 90
Goran Ivanisevic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
7
129 93
Milos Raonic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Canada
8
96 66
Boris Becker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
West Germany, Germany
9
88 59
Mark Philippoussis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia
10
88 65
Stefan Edberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Sweden
11
64 41
Ivan Ljubičić is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Croatia
12
81 59
Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Switzerland
13
72 50
Samuel Groth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia
14
51 38
Patrick Rafter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bart Cartman added Australia
15
52 45
Greg Rusedski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United Kingdom, Canada
16
48 41
Jack Sock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bart Cartman added United States of America
17
72 71
Richard Krajicek is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Netherlands
18
102 109
Nick Kyrgios is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia
19
44 40
Reilly Opelka is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Reilly Opelka United States of America
20
46 44
Michael Stich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany
21
44 42
Grigor Dimitrov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bulgaria
22
50 50
Sam Querrey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
23
38 38
Taylor Dent is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
24
40 41
Joachim Johansson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
25
67 78
Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time