Australian Sam Groth records the fastest serve at 263kph

Updated: May 13, 2012, 08:28 AM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Busan: Melbourne based 24-year old Australian Tennis player, Sam Groth fired down the fastest serve ever recorded in professional Tennis in a Challenger event in South Korea.

Ranked 340 in the world, the Aussie eventually lost the second round match to Belarusian Uladzimir Ignatik.

The previous recorded fastest serve was from the big Croatian Ivo Karlovic when he sent down a serve of 251kph in Zagreb in March, 2011.