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
74 17
Serena Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
2
51 12
Madison Keys is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
3
36 19
Venus Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
4
28 20
Steffi Graf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
West Germany, Germany
5
18 11
Martina Navratilova is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added United States of America, Czechoslovakia
6
23 17
Sabine Lisicki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany
7
21 15
Naomi Osaka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Naomi Osaka Japan
8
16 10
Lindsay Davenport is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
9
13 7
Petra Kvitová is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Czech Republic
10
22 17
Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
11
21 16
Julia Görges is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Germany
12
6 5
Nadia Petrova is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added Russia
13
14 14
Ana Ivanovic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Serbia
14
14 14
Brenda Schultz-McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
15
18 19
Samantha Stosur is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Australia
16
8 8
Coco Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
17
15 16
Justine Henin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Belgium
18
9 10
Sloane Stephens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
United States of America
19
14 16
Ivana Jorovic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Ivana Jorovic Serbia
20
5 6
Amélie Mauresmo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added France
21
8 10
Anna-Lena Grönefeld is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
22
5 7
Lucie Hradecká is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Czech Republic
23
7 10
Caroline Garcia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
24
11 15
Nadiya Kichenok is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Ukraine
25
4 7
Jana Novotná is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Women's Tennis Serves of All Time
Kasir Radojica added Czech Republic