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
289 140
Pete Sampras is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

2
232 109
John Isner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

3
222 107
Andy Roddick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

4
193 103
Ivo Karlović is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Croatia

5
259 168
Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Switzerland

6
157 88
Goran Ivanisevic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time

7
122 92
Milos Raonic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Canada

8
91 62
Boris Becker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
West Germany, Germany

9
83 57
Mark Philippoussis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia

10
62 37
Ivan Ljubičić is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Croatia

11
84 60
Stefan Edberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Sweden

12
78 56
Stanislas Wawrinka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Switzerland

13
69 48
Samuel Groth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia

14
49 37
Patrick Rafter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bart Cartman added Australia

15
48 37
Jack Sock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bart Cartman added United States of America

16
51 41
Greg Rusedski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United Kingdom, Canada

17
70 67
Richard Krajicek is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Netherlands

18
46 40
Michael Stich is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany

19
98 107
Nick Kyrgios is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia

20
43 39
Grigor Dimitrov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
Bulgaria

21
49 48
Sam Querrey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

22
40 38
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
37 36
Taylor Dent is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

24
39 39
Joachim Johansson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time

25
65 78
Juan Martín del Potro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Men's Tennis Serves of All Time