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Old 03-29-2013, 06:43 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by gmatheis View Post
You all do realize that the way the pros measure serve speed and using a radar gun are usually very different.

Pros serve speed is measured just after the ball leaves their racket

Radar guns are usually set up to measure when the ball has almost traveled to the net.

Now that 88mph serve, if it was measured closer to the net, was most likely high 90s the way the pros measure serve speed.
This. Pro serve speeds are measured at nearly the point of contact, relative to pro speeds your serve would register much faster than 88MPH.

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