Tennis The Best Women'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 women's tennis serves of all time, taking into account the fastest tennis serves from players like Serena Williams, Sabine Lisicki, and Venus Williams, as well as the best spin serves from players such as Maria Sharapova or Justine Henin. Many of the players on this list are also among the best women's tennis players of all time.

Go ahead and vote for which women's tennis players have the best serves of all time. After you're finished, feel free to vote on which players have the best men's tennis serves of all time. Some tennis players rely on power and some rely on finesse, but who is the true best?

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1
41 8
Serena Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

2
11 5
Martina Navratilova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added United States of America, Czechoslovakia

3
17 12
Venus Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

4
11 6
Naomi Osaka is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Naomi Osaka Japan

5
16 12
Julia Görges is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany

6
15 11
Sabine Lisicki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany

7
12 8
Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time

8
9 5
Lindsay Davenport is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

9
8 4
Madison Keys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

10
12 9
Ana Ivanovic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Serbia

11
7 4
Petra Kvitová is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Czech Republic

12
12 10
Steffi Graf is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
West Germany, Germany

13
5 3
Coco Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

14
15 14
Samantha Stosur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia

15
13 12
Ivana Jorovic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Ivana Jorovic Serbia

16
11 10
Brenda Schultz-McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time

17
4 3
Amélie Mauresmo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added France

18
12 12
Justine Henin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Belgium

19
7 7
Anna-Lena Grönefeld is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time

20
5 5
Caroline Garcia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time

21
5 5
Sloane Stephens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America

22
3 3
Nadia Petrova is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added Russia

23
10 12
Nadiya Kichenok is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Ukraine

24
3 4
Lucie Hradecká is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Czech Republic

25
2 3
Kristina Mladenovic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time

26
2 4
Alexandra Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added United States of America

27
2 4
Margaret Court is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added Australia

28
4 7
Denisa Allertova is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Denisa Allertova Czech Republic

29
1 4
Jana Novotná is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added Czech Republic

30
2 7
Flavia Pennetta is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time