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Ana Ivanovic Serve Lesson

From a 2007 SI for Kids Video. The serve was once a feared weapon for Ana. Nowadays, sometimes it’s there, sometimes not. If she could return to the consistency on serve that she had back in ’07, she could be top 10 again.  

Maria Sharapova Serve Broken Down By Jim McLennan

An interesting take on Maria’s serve. Indeed, comparisons to Safina and Dementieva are not good. Those two have ridiculous serve problems, which are showing up in Maria’s double faults and low service percentage in big matches. When the pressure is on, a big toss…everything has to be perfect…there’s a lot of effort…when nerves creep in, … Continue reading

Dominika Cibulkova’s Serve Tips

Slovak star Dominika Cibulkova, a quarterfinalist at the 2010 US Open, takes us through her service motion. It was good enough early in 2011 for an upset of Caroline Wozniacki at the Medibank International.