Re: Serve Speed Comparison: Date Krumm 90's vs today?
since Graf's time radar technologies were also improved, not only rackets.... Sampras's first serve was in the range 115-128mph , after new radars were installed around the year 2000 it became 122-135mph. Agassi went from 105mph-115mph on first serves to the 112-122mph. Just radars gave 7 mph advantage..... Now give Sampras new rackets and his first serve speed will be in the Raonic's range
By the way Goran Ivanisevic beat his fastest serve speed record at an exho being for a long time retired , it tells much that speed registered before 2000 and speed in contemporary time can't be compared
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Last edited by NashaMasha; Jan 30th, 2013 at 11:32 AM.