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Get your serve on song
Around the Academy:

Andy Roddick
Get your serve booming like Andy Roddick's
The serve is the only shot in tennis that you have full control over.

It's no coincidence that some of the most successful players of all time have a excellent serve.

There is no quicker or more efficient way to win a point.


Serena Williams
SERVE BASICS
Some useful pointers to get your serve swinging properly.

Venus Williams
THE POWER SERVE
Once your technique is sound you can begin to add more fizz.

Maria Sharapova
THE SPIN SERVE
Second serves are crucial. No-one likes a double fault.

Greg Rusedski
GREG'S SERVING TIPS
Rusedski has a formidable serve but it's not all about power.

Andre Agassi
AGASSI'S SERVE TACTICS
Ever wondered how Agassi wins without a booming serve?


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Serve basics
Power serve
Spin serve
Greg's serve tips
Agassi's tactics

Serve records
Andy Roddick holds the record for the world's fastest serve at 155mph set in 2004
Venus Williams has the fastest serve in the women's game recorded back in 1998 at 127.4 mph



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