The Perfect Tennis Serve for Tennis Players

The perfect tennis serve is suitable for every tennis player.

6 Tips for the perfect tennis serve

The perfect tennis serve

The perfect tennis serve

1. Stance: Stand behind the baseline on the opposite side of the service box you’re planning on hitting the ball into.
2. Grip: Hold the racket in front of you, at right angles to the floor. Wrap your hand around the handle so that the ‘V’ of your hand (in between your thumb and first finger) is resting on the top side. Hold the ball in your other hand. Bring your hands together so that the ball is touching the center of your racket’s face.
3. Wind Up: In one motion, bring your arm back behind you, keeping it fully extended, and bring the ball hand up towards the sky. Your weight should shift onto your back foot.
4. Toss: When your ball hand reaches eye level, bend your racket arm so that the face is up behind your head, and toss the ball upwards gently.
5. Strike: Bring the racquet up and over your head to hit the ball on its way down, letting your racket follow through across your body towards your opposite hip.
6. Follow through: You’ll have to keep on your toes now to continue playing the game. The end position of your follow-through should allow you to easily step onto the court. so that you’re ready to react when the ball comes back your way.

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Final Words

The final words of the perfect tennis serve is difficult to learn but if you will learn it will help you better in your sports career.

Farhaan Rahman

Farhaan Rahman

I'm Farhaan Rahman, the guy behind the Apart from writing here, I am playing tennis on a semi-professional level and awarded national tennis competation and USTA Sport Journalist.

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