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
328 164
Pete Sampras is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
2
266 126
John Isner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
3
241 124
Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
4
212 115
Ivo Karlović is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Croatia
5
171 94
Goran Ivanisevic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
6
295 176
Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Switzerland, South Africa
7
101 68
Boris Becker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
West Germany, Germany
8
135 94
Milos Raonic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Canada
9
88 61
Mark Philippoussis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia
10
89 68
Stefan Edberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Sweden
11
84 62
Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany, Switzerland
12
73 53
Samuel Groth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia
13
64 44
Ivan Ljubičić is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Croatia
14
51 41
Patrick Rafter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bart Cartman added Australia
15
73 72
Richard Krajicek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Netherlands
16
53 47
Greg Rusedski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United Kingdom, Canada
17
109 113
Nick Kyrgios is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
18
71 86
John McEnroe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
19
46 46
Michael Stich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany
20
50 44
Jack Sock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bart Cartman added United States of America
21
47 44
Grigor Dimitrov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bulgaria
22
46 43
Reilly Opelka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Reilly Opelka United States of America
23
53 52
Sam Querrey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
24
74 79
Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
25
40 42
Joachim Johansson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time