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VeraNuVirgosFan
Aug 28th, 2005, 01:34 PM
Which WTA player has the best/biggest/most effective serves on Tour?

Please vote!

Thank you very much!

V.Melb
Aug 28th, 2005, 01:52 PM
I don't care how fast/hard Venus can/has serve/served.... Molik has the heaviest serve in the womens game - no doubt.
Serena, not far behind Molik because she has a very good second serve - with kick similar to Molik.... but still - behind Molik in terms of pure weight.

Davenport has a very good serve also.... But Serena and Alicia are still better.

Venus can blast her serve - everyone knows... but her inconsistency and poor second serve make it less credible.

Overall... Molik surely must win this poll.

RenaSlam.
Aug 28th, 2005, 01:52 PM
At this moment, Davenport.

Serena in her prime had a sick serve.

Oneofakind0490
Aug 28th, 2005, 01:58 PM
Davenport currently. Serena serve has been very ba lately. She can't hold serve as easily anymore as she seems to be lazy about serving:mad:

Ntour
Aug 28th, 2005, 02:30 PM
easily molik with
davenport and serena coming close behind

i think alicia's second serve is what sets her above the rest
her first serve is amazing
but she still hits aces off of her second serve

timray
Aug 28th, 2005, 02:31 PM
Molik & Davenport

blumaroo
Aug 28th, 2005, 02:43 PM
Moliks serve is explosive. Davenport is second for her consistency.
Serena's serve this year is very average.

Chunchun
Aug 28th, 2005, 03:03 PM
Where is LenaD? :haha: :tape:

Andy.
Aug 28th, 2005, 03:21 PM
I would say Molik it is a weapon on both first and second serves, She has so much variety on it and her second serve is by far the best in the womens game.

lindsayno1
Aug 28th, 2005, 03:33 PM
Lindsay and Alicia

CooCooCachoo
Aug 28th, 2005, 03:35 PM
Brenda Schultz-McCarthy.

Pengwin
Aug 28th, 2005, 03:36 PM
Shaugnessy?

vutt
Aug 28th, 2005, 04:14 PM
Hey, we are missing Hantuchova?!!

Piotr'ek
Aug 28th, 2005, 04:41 PM
Missing Nicole in pool :angel:

-VSR-
Aug 28th, 2005, 04:43 PM
I would say Venus had the best serve in womens tennis back in 2000/2003. She would serve in the 115-120's a lot on first serves, she has the record for the fastest serve at 126 (I believe). But I think soon enough her serve is going to come back to her.

DuLeafs
Aug 28th, 2005, 04:44 PM
Missing Nicole in pool :angel:

:lol: 'The pool'

:yeah: nice one ;)

rrfnpump
Aug 28th, 2005, 04:44 PM
1 - Molik
2 - Davenport
3 - Shaughnessy
then Williams', Hantuchova, Petrova, Vaidisova, Clijsters, Henin, Pierce

selyoink
Aug 28th, 2005, 04:52 PM
Alicia Molik

SvetaPleaseWin.
Aug 28th, 2005, 06:05 PM
1. serena
2. molik
3. davenport

venus has one of the best 1st serves but her 2nd serve is poor

VeraNuVirgosFan
Aug 29th, 2005, 11:06 AM
"I don't have as big a serve as her." - Sharapova's comment on Venus' serve after losing the SF at Wimbledon 2005.

So I think Venus' serve must be great.

Portobello
Aug 29th, 2005, 11:10 AM
Where is LenaD? :haha: :tape:
i'm asking the same thing :lol: :lol: :lol:
Lena's the best serve so far :p

Gowza
Aug 29th, 2005, 12:16 PM
when she's serving well, stosur has one of the best imo, great technique, hits it hard, placement. and the 2nd isnt so bad either. but of course she has her off days.

ivanovic
Aug 29th, 2005, 01:40 PM
where's ANA IVANOVIC in there she had the fastes serve of all players at Wimbledon.
Vaidsova and Mirza r better then JHH and also Kim

Cp6uja
Aug 29th, 2005, 02:45 PM
FASTEST SERVE at RG 2005
1. Ana Ivanovic 194 km/h

FASTEST SERVE at Wim 2005
1. Ana Ivanovic 196 km/h

FASTEST SERVE at USO 2005
1. Ana Ivanovic ??? km/h


Ok... i know that she still have bad 1st Serve percentage and not impressive 2nd Serve - but Ana deserve to be one of TOP9 option in this poll!

Dexter
Aug 29th, 2005, 03:59 PM
FASTEST SERVE at RG 2005
1. Ana Ivanovic 194 km/h

FASTEST SERVE at Wim 2005
1. Ana Ivanovic 196 km/h

FASTEST SERVE at USO 2005
1. Ana Ivanovic ??? km/h


Ok... i know that she still have bad 1st Serve percentage and not impressive 2nd Serve - but Ana deserve to be one of TOP9 option in this poll!
Definitely! She is a big server, and when she improves 1st Serve percentage then her opponents will be crushed ;)
I voted for Lindsay!

Cybelle Darkholme
Aug 29th, 2005, 04:16 PM
Who has the most aces and unreturnables? then you have your answer.

Sir Stefwhit
Aug 29th, 2005, 04:24 PM
Nadia's not my first choice but I definitely think she's top 5- with her serve. I think of all the great servers she's the most uderrated...

miffedmax
Aug 29th, 2005, 04:31 PM
Oh, like serving matters.

VeraNuVirgosFan
Aug 30th, 2005, 04:12 AM
Oh, like serving matters.
No surprise that this was written by a Lena fan...

Anyway, udachi Lena!!

VeraNuVirgosFan
Nov 23rd, 2005, 05:07 AM
Bump.

@m@nd@
Nov 23rd, 2005, 05:28 AM
alicia. :worship:

Prizeidiot
Nov 23rd, 2005, 05:35 AM
I'd say Alicia... if we ignore the middle ear thing

She has an outstanding second serve.

Orion
Nov 23rd, 2005, 06:41 AM
I've never been a huge fan of big serves, as I rarely find them appealing aesthetically, but Alicia Molik has made me gasp with her placement and kick before. I mean, if she were a man, we're talking Andre Agassi's variety with Andy Roddick's speed. Absolutely stunning. I don't see very many players ever capable of hitting aces on a second serve, and she has done that. Other than freak serves by Venus, and Davenport, no woman can do that. That Molik does this multiple times a year is amazing.

In the words of Chris Evert, the true measure of a great serve is the second serve. Of all the current players, the best 'servers' when at their best, would be

1: Alicia Molik
Top 5: Lindsay Davenport, Nadia Petrova, Mary Pierce, Serena Williams
Top 10: Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Patty Schnyder, Maria Sharapova, Samantha Stosur

Davenport is very efficient and accurate. Petrova really hits all the corners. Pierce's technique has been flawless the past 6 months, and very consistent. Serena, at her best, has a kick serve to rival Molik.

Groenefeld hits it with tremendous variety considering how mindless her groundstrokes seem to be sometimes. Kuznetsova is remarkably accurate. Schnyder has impressive spin and speed on her serve. Sharapova doesn't win nearly as many free points on her serve, but puts herself in a very good situation with the placement of it. Stosur kicks the ball almost as well as Pierce.

martinafan
Nov 23rd, 2005, 12:38 PM
Molik. Such a shame the inner-ear infection struck her down :sad:

Tennace
Nov 23rd, 2005, 01:58 PM
Vaidisova

other good serves Ivanovic, Petrova, Davenport, Sharapova and Hantuchova, when its working its really good

<!Society!>
Nov 23rd, 2005, 01:59 PM
Davenports aint the fastest but its heavier than most, plus its consistency and the way it gets her out of trouble....id say davenport

TheBoiledEgg
Nov 23rd, 2005, 04:29 PM
there's a big diff between biggest and most efective. ;)

iPatty
Nov 23rd, 2005, 05:02 PM
The biggest-Lindsay.
The toughest to return-Patty.
The most consistent-Maria.
The most effective-Patty.

Patty's serve is so tough for the girls to return. As a lefty, the women don't get to see that very often so when they play Patty, they have to make a lot of adjustments. Her second serve is :hearts: as well. It seems like she has no fear when she is hitting second serves. She still goes for the corners :bowdown:

cometz9
Nov 23rd, 2005, 05:17 PM
i have to say Lindsay has the best serve on tour right now, it's consistent and has good placement as does Maria but Lindsay sits on top. As for Molik and Serena, we'll have to wait and see when they get back in form from their injuries.

Bubba08
Nov 23rd, 2005, 05:36 PM
Which WTA player has the best/biggest/most effective serves on Tour?

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rjd1111
Nov 23rd, 2005, 06:17 PM
I would say Venus had the best serve in womens tennis back in 2000/2003. She would serve in the 115-120's a lot on first serves, she has the record for the fastest serve at 126 (I believe). But I think soon enough her serve is going to come back to her.


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rjd1111
Nov 23rd, 2005, 06:21 PM
"I don't have as big a serve as her." - Sharapova's comment on Venus' serve after losing the SF at Wimbledon 2005.

So I think Venus' serve must be great.


When Venus' First serve is on She'll beat Molik, Davenport, and nearly
everyone else.

Serena is the Nearly.

Jenny.C.Fan
Nov 23rd, 2005, 06:54 PM
I think alicia and patty have the best serves on tour :)