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The fastest racquetball serve was recorded by Egan Inoue at 191m.p.h. Brian Fredenberg has the second and third fastest serves at 187m.p.h. and 186m.p.h.
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What is the fastest tennis serve on record?

Australian Samuel Groth hit an ace recorded at 163.4 mph (263 kph)on 10th May 2012 during an ATP Challenger event against BelarusianUladzimir Ignatik in Busan, South Korea. In the same match two other serves were recorded at 157.5 mph(253.5 kph) and 158.9 mph (255.7 kph). All 3 of these serves bea (MORE)

What is the fastest serve ever recorded?

Fastest Tennis Serve Ever Andy Roddick set the record for fastest serve in a match by whipping one 155 mph Friday night in Davis Cup play. Andy Roddick matched his own new record with his serve against Stefan Koubek. By John Spivey, AP The American did it in the eighth game of a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 (MORE)

What is racquetball?

Click on the 'Racquetball' link on this page to read the history of the game of racquetball in a way better than any way I could describe it.

What is Chris Guccione's fastest serve?

Various non-news/non-official websites claim that Australian player Chris Guccione's fastest serves are between 150 and 155 miles per hour, but there is no proof of that on any news or official website.

When playing in racquetball tournaments who serves first and how is it determined?

If you are just playing with a friend, the best way to determine who serves first is to "lag". In USRA-sanctioned tournaments, there is a referee for every match. The referee uses whatever method they want, though in almost every case they will write either a 1 or 2 on a piece of paper and ask one (MORE)

When is racquetball season?

In the 2007-2008 season, the IRT tour began on September 13, 2007 and ended on July 13, 2008. The season included 33 events in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Japan.

What are the top 5 fastest serves in tennis?

Samuel Groth (Australia), 163 mph (262 km/h), 2012 Busan Open Challenger Tennis. . Ivo Karlovic (Croatia), 156 mph (251 km/h), 2011 Davis Cup. . Milos Raonic (Canada), 155.3 mph (250 km/h), 2012 Rogers Cup. . Andy Roddick (United States), 155 mph (249 km/h) 2004 Davis Cup. . Roscoe Tanner (Unite (MORE)

What is the diameter of a racquetball?

Equipment. This court and equipment are required for playing racquetball :. A racquetball court; fully enclosed indoor or outdoor with forward wall . A racquetball; a dynamic (bouncy) rubber ball of 2.25 in. (57 mm) diameter . Two racquetball racquets; no longer than 22 inches . Racquetball gog (MORE)

How do you play racquetball?

Racquetball can be played three ways. Versions include "Singles Play" between two players, "Doubles Play" between two teams of two players each, and "Cut Throat," which involves three players. Tournament play usually involves either Singles or Doubles play. Regardless of the type of play, there are (MORE)

Fastest serve women?

Venus Williams has the fastest recorded serve in women's tennis at 127 mph. Other big women's servers include Serena Williams, Sabine Lisicki, and Brenda Schultz-McCarthy.

Who hit the Fastest volleyball serve?

I don't recall who but in the 08 Olympics Men's Volleyball, Bulgaria vs Russia, the fastest serve I saw was a Matei Kaziiski serves it was 137 kph, which is 85 mph. Retired beach volleyball player Louis O'Rear of Cantonment, Florida was clocked at 88 mph on Pensacola Beach. He now teaches science at (MORE)

Who recorded Fastest tennis serve in the world?

The fastest 1st serve was recorded by Andy Roddick at 155 MPH (248KPH), the fastest second serve is also held by Andy Roddick at 153 MPH (245 KPH). In the women's game the fastest serve is held by Venus Williams at 129 MPH (206 KPH).

What are measurements of a racquetball?

The USRA rulebook contains information regarding the measurements of a standard racquetball. Below is a selection of it regarding this. "The standard racquetball shall be 2 1/4 inches in diameter; weigh approximately 1.4 ounces; have a hardness of 55-60 inches durometer; and bounce 68-72 inches fro (MORE)

Where did racquetball come from?

Racquetball was created by Joe Sobek at the Greenwich YMCA. It was officially made a sport in 1952 under the name of "paddle rackets". This name would later change to racquetball. Racquetball is based on squash, handball, and paddleball.

What is a racquetball made out of?

All current racquetballs are hollow with a rubber shell. They come in many colors, including: blue, green, purple, black, red, and pink.

What is racquetball made out of?

Most commercially available racquetballs are made of rubber but it is not officially stated in the USA Racquetball Rules that it must be made out of a certain substance. As long as it meets the size requirements and functions correctly, it can be made out of a variety of substances.

What is the Fastest Tennis second Serve Ever?

The fastest second serve ever recorded was accomplished on August 3rd 2007 by 14th seeded player Ivo Karlovic of Croatia, otherwise known as 'The King of Aces'.. The second serve was an astonishing 144 miles per hour (232 km/h), the fastest second serve on record.

How was racquetball invented?

Racquetball was invented by combining some of the rules from handball, racquetball, and paddleball. It was invented by Joe Sobek. Racquetball was made an official sport in 1952 under the name of "paddle rackets".

Where was racquetball started?

Racquetball was started in the Greenwich YMCA. It was invented by a man named Joe Sobek although he did not name the sport "racquetball". He originally name the game paddle rackets. Joe Sobek started the National Paddle Rackets Association in 1952 along with the official rulebook.

Where is racquetball from?

Racquetball was started in the Greenwich YMCA. It was invented by a man named Joe Sobek although he did not name the sport "racquetball". He originally name the game paddle rackets. Joe Sobek started the National Paddle Rackets Association in 1952 along with the official rulebook. .

What is the fastest serve in Wimbledon 2009 so far?

on 24th June 2009 I watched a 141MPH from Ivo Karlovic against Steve Darcis and he consistently served over 135MPH ! He also second served at around 120MPH throughout and one second serve was 126MPH - that must be a record?

What is the speed for the second fastest men's serve?

Andy Roddick's former record of 155 mph (249 kph) is now the second fastest men's serve. The fastest serve record is held by Ivo Karlovic of Croatia. His record serve of 156 mph (251 kph) was hit during a first round Davis Cup doubles match on March 5, 2011.

What is Roger Federer fastest serve?

135 mph i believe. i actually just read it on line. if you look it up on google you'll find it. Andy Roddick's was 155 mph if your interested too.

Why are racquetballs blue?

Actually, they come in a number of colors. The colors are chosen for maximum visibility on the court. Currently, the pro tour is using the purple balls. http://www.sportsequipmentinfo.com/racquetball/racquetball-ball.asp

What is the best racquetball?

Unfortunately there is no answer to this question. Most balls have different wall thickness and weight associated with the company making them as well as with the color. For example Penn has a purple ball with a thick wall which seems to "stay up" more than most but not quite as fast as a Penn Green (MORE)

Is racquetball in the oylmpics?

Racquetball in the US is sponsored by the US Olympic Committee. However, it is not a sport that is currently played IN the Olympics itself. There have been numerous attempts to get the sport into the Olympic competition but, though the sport is played all over the world, the US pretty well dominate (MORE)

Is racquetball awesome?

Racquetball is one of the most funnest sports I think I've ever played. There is always action never a dull moment in the game. A very fast game with lil to no breaks in between expecially if both players are experienced. You also get in to shape really quick if your trying to lose some weight. They (MORE)

What speed is the fastest serve in a men's tennis match?

UPDATE: Andy Roddick's record was broken on March 5, 2011 by Croation Ivo Karlovic during a doubles match in the first round of the Davis Cup. The new record is 156 mph (251.06 kph). The fastest serve ever recorded was 155mph by Andy Roddick in 2004

How did racquetball start?

Racquetball started when it was invented by Joe Sobek. He combined the rules of handball, paddleball, and squash to make this sport. It was made an official sport in 1952 under the name of "paddle rackets".

Who did the fastest tennis serve?

Australian Samuel Groth hit an ace recorded at 163.4 mph (263 kph) on 10th May 2012 during an ATP Challenger event against Belarusian Uladzimir Ignatik in Busan, South Korea. In the same match two other serves were recorded at 157.5 mph (253.5 kph) and 158.9 mph (255.7 kph). All 3 of these ser (MORE)

Racquetball What must the server do with his eyes before he serves?

Well, anytime you're on the court you should have on protective eyewear. But a server is required to look back to ensure the reciever is ready for the serve (which the receiver must indicate they are not ready by having their back to the server, or raising their racquet above their head)

What are 3 basic types of serves in racquetball?

Drive serve: very hard and low serve. . Z-serve: Bounces of the front wall and one side wall before landing in the receiving area at an angle. . Lob serve: comes in high off the wall and is difficult to play if hit properly.