Tennis: Top 5 Fastest Serves By Women


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Tennis: Top 5 Fastest Serves By Women

Earlier this week, Tennis World had posted the list of 'Fastest Serves by Men.' So, this time we take a look at the top 5 'Fastest Tennis Serves' recorded by the women's tennis governing council, Women's Tennis Association (WTA).

Here's the list of Tennis' Top 10 Biggest Serves 5. Sabine Lisicki (125.0 mph) Germany's Sibine Lisicki hit a 125 mph / 201.2 km/h serve in Stanford two years back, which is the fifth fastest serve in the history of women's tennis.

The 24-year-old stands 5'10" and reached the finals of Wimbledon Championships this year, before going down to Marion Bartoli in the summit clash. 4. Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (126.0 mph) American Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, who stands 6'2" tall, recorded the fourth fastest serve by a woman, when she bashed a 126.0 mph / 202.7 km/h at the Pacific Life Open in 2007.

She is the former World No.9 and ended up being the runner-up of the 1995 U.S. Open in doubles category. 3. Julia Görges (126 mph) Another German Julia Görges graces the list of 5 'Fastest Tennis Serves' by women.

The 25-year-old, who towers 5'11", smashed a 126 mph / 203 km/h serve at the 2011 French Open. 2. Serena Williams (129 mph) Women's tennis powerhouse, Serena Williams, owns many records, and one of those is the second fastest serve by a women.

At the 2013 Australian Open, Serena released a 129 mph / 207 km/h, to book the record for her. 1. Venus Williams (129.0 mph) Venus Williams is the record-holder for striking the fastest tennis serve by a woman, when she hit a 129 mph / 207.6 km/h serve at the 2007 U.S.

Open. Venus measures a shade over 6' and has had an experience of being the top-ranked player. (Statistics: Wikipedia)