According to new data from Tennis Australia’s Game Insight Group, world No. 1s Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber have the highest average top speeds (kph) in tennis.
Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep have the highest top speed (kph) in the sport.
The when running across a distance of three meters or more during play, using match statistics collected at three Australian Opens. According to the data released, Murray has a higher average top speed (15.89 kph) than Djokovic (14.89 kph), though the Serb has the highest top speed (36.02 kph). A complete ranking of average top speed was not released, but Roger Federer was second (15.55 kph) and Rafael Nadal third (15.38 kph) among players provided. The Swiss and the Spaniard were 17th and 12th, respectively, in top speed. Among the most surprising findings was that Milos Raonic is fourth in average top speed (15.36).