How about that!? Impressive tennis records

Developing tennis skills and having fun is what the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots program is all about. By signing your child up to participate, you are giving them a great opportunity to be involved in a rewarding sport.

As they learn to hit a backhand and work on their serve, who knows exactly where their tennis journey will take them?

For these pros, their journey has seen them set some impressive world records:

Fastest serve

Tennis pros have some serious power behind their serves – and these players are the fastest:

  • Australian Sam Groth holds the world record for the fastest serve, hitting a 263 kilometres/hour bomb in 2012.
  • Canadian Milos Raonic is the fastest server currently in the world’s top 10. His best is 250 kilometres/hour.
  • German Sabine Lisicki holds the record for women with a 210.8 kilometres/hour serve in 2014. Venus Williams is the next fastest with a 207.6 kilometres/hour serve at the US Open in 2007.

Most aces

Bam! There is no denying it feels good to serve down an ace – as these players certainly know:

Fastest movers

From running to a forehand, to reaching a tricky drop shot – being fast on court is a major advantage. The Australian Open tracked the speed of the world’s best to see who was the fastest:

Most titles

Tennis is all about having fun – but if you’re lucky enough to win a trophy, then that is an added bonus! These players have won a lot of trophies during their careers:

  • American Martina Navratilova won an incredible 354 titles (167 in singles, 177 in women’s doubles and 10 mixed doubles).
  • Martina Hingis has the most of active players with 110, followed by Serena Williams on 97.
  • American John McEnroe has the most for a male player with 156 (77 singles, 78 doubles and a mixed doubles title).
  • Bob Bryan has the most among active players with 120, followed by his twin Mike Bryan with 119 and Federer with 101.

Daria Gavrilova and Thanasi Kokkinakis

If your child is ready to be introduced to game play, then ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Match Play is the best option!

For participants aged over six who have undertaken at least two terms of ANZ Tennis Hot Shots coaching, it is a fun and social way to get into team tennis.

Find out more about the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots program or find your closest venue. It is the perfect way to let your kids’ love of tennis grow!