Who has most 2nd serve aces?

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  1. heavy300

    heavy300 New User

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    Sampras, Roddick, Karlovic or somebody else?
     
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  2. charliefedererer

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    I would think it has to be Sampras, but couldn't find out for sure on a google search.
     
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  3. IvanAndreevich

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    I bet it was Goran Ivanisevic. But he had a lot of DF's too.
     
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  4. Shaolin

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    I bet Fed is up there on the list, he gets a LOT of 2nd serve aces, especially slice down the T on the ad side.
     
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  5. theduh

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    big servers usually have a high rate of 2nd serve ace. I would say Sampras, Goran.
     
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  6. Blinkism

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    Probably a lefty... for the slice serve out wide on the ad court, or down the t on the deuce court.

    Fed's got a lot of 2nd serve aces, too.
     
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  7. MethodTennis

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    karlovic roddick or ivanisovic ide think
     
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    roddick?
    karlovic???

    ivanisevic
    then sampras philippoussis maybe krajicek
     
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  9. helloworld

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    Ivanisevic no doubt, but he has a lot of double faults as well. Sampras also has many second serve aces especially on crucial points with less double faults rate.
     
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  10. Ljubicic for number1

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    Scud would have been up there on a match by match basis, basically served two first serves a lot of the time.
     
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  11. Clay lover

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    Sampras had the greatest second serve of all time, I'd bet it was him.
     
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  12. Andres

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    I must say Ivanisevic.
     
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  13. kopfan

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    Goran Ivanisevic!
     
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  14. P_Agony

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    Lately Fed has been serving some aces on his 2nd serve.

    Quite a rare shot though.
     
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    Fyi

    Doesn't answer the question but these stats for the past year yield some insight...

    Andy Roddick: Service Record Year-to-Date
    333 Aces (total)
    040
    Double Faults
    70%
    1st Serve
    78%
    1st Serve Points Won
    56%
    2nd Serve Points Won

    Roger Federer:
    Service Record Year-to-Date
    218
    Aces (total)
    067
    Double Faults
    60%
    1st Serve
    77%
    1st Serve Points Won
    56%
    2nd Serve Points Won
     
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  16. Mada

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    I'd go with Sampras. Possibly Ivanisevic, but he went for more on his 2nd serves than Sampras did.
     
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