iw98rusedski_muster

Points won by each set: [ 37-31, 27-13 ]
Points won directly on serve:
55 % Rusedski – 27 of 49
25 % Muster – 15 of 59

# Super fast match (with an involvement of a tie-break) and super fast services of Rusedski [6] who was improving his own record of the fastest serve a few times in the years 1995-98; against Muster [20] he delivered the fastest serve of the 20th Century – 149 mph (239 kph) to lead 6:5, it wasn’t a clear ace though, Muster touched the ball trying to play off his backhand; a day before Rusedski hit an ace 146 mph (234 kph) vs Enqvist, improving his US Open ’97 record.

# History of the fastest serves since 1990:
201 kph – David Pate (Orlando ’00)
210 kph – Guy Forget (Munich ’91)
215 kph – Marc Rosset (Wimbledon ’92)
218 kph – Goran Ivanisevic (Wimbledon ’94)
220 kph – Greg Rusedski (San Jose ’95)
225 kph – Greg Rusedski (Beijing ’96)
229 kph – Mark Philippoussis (Scottsdale ’97)
230 kph – Greg Rusedski (US Open ’97)
234 kph – Greg Rusedski (Indian Wells ’98)
239 kph – Greg Rusedski (Indian Wells ’98)
241 kph – Andy Roddick (Davis Cup ’04 – vs Austria)
249 kph – Andy Roddick (Davis Cup ’04 – vs Belarus)
251 kph – Ivo Karlovic (Davis Cup ’11)
253 kph – John Isner (Davis Cup ’16)

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