Serving is always an important part of tennis and if a player gets a point on serve, then it puts him one step ahead of his opponent. An ace is a service point that a player gets when he delivers a successful serve. Ace requires high-quality delivery from the server. So, in this article, we will see the top 5 players with the most number of aces in a tennis match.
#5 Reilly Opelka
In 2019 Australian open Reilly Opelka was playing against Italian player Thomas Fabbiano and in that match, Opelka had 67 aces which put him on No.5 on our list. Although Opelka lost that match but 67 aces were enough to put him at No.5.
#4 Ivo Karlovic
Ivo Karlovic was playing against Argentinian player Horacio Zeballos in the 2017 Australian Open. Where Karlovic scored 75 aces against Argentinian. His 75 aces in a single match are the fourth highest in the world. He is a tall player and he always plays with an advantage of his height.
#3 Ivo Karlovic
Croatian player Ivo Karlovic appeared for the second time on this list and this time he scored 78 aces in a single match against Radek Štěpánek of the Czech Republic in the 2009 Davies Cup. Although Karlovic lost that match. It was the semi-final match of the 2009 Davies Cup.
#2 Nicolas Mahut
When it comes to the most number of aces in a match it was only one match in the history of tennis and that was John Isner facing Nicolas Mahut in 2010 Wimbledon open. Nicolas Mahut scored 103 aces in that match and he is at No.2 on our list and No.1 on our list is also from this match only and he is none other than John Isner.
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#1 John Isner
It was the same match of the 2010 Wimbledon open in which American player John Isner scored 113 aces against French player Nicolas Mahut. Mahut also scored 103 aces in that match but the record of most number of aces is after John’s name.