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The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time 

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Updated January 28, 2018 1.4k votes 393 voters 2.4k views 30 items

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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Madison Keys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
2
Serena Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
3
Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
4
Caroline Garcia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
5
Venus Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
6
Ana Ivanovic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Serbia
7
Lindsay Davenport is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
8
Martina Navratilova is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added United States of America, Czechoslovakia
9
Kristina Mladenovic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
10
Steffi Graf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
West Germany, Germany
11
Naomi Osaka is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Naomi Osaka Japan
12
Sabine Lisicki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany
13
Sloane Stephens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
14
Petra Kvitová is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Czech Republic
15
Julia Görges is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany
16
Samantha Stosur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia
17
Coco Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
18
Brenda Schultz-McCarthy ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
19
Justine Henin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Belgium
20
Ivana Jorovic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Ivana Jorovic Serbia
21
Amélie Mauresmo ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added France
22
Nadia Petrova is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added Russia
23
Anna-Lena Grönefeld... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
24
Nadiya Kichenok is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Nadiya Kichenok Ukraine
25
Lucie Hradecká is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Czech Republic