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Sabine Lisicki records fastest serve in WTA history

German Sabine Lisicki blasted a 131 mile-per-hour (211 km/h) serve, setting the record for fastest serve in WTA tennis history Tuesday at an event in California.

Breaking Venus Williams's mark at 2008 US Open

Germany’s Sabine Lisicki blasted a 131 mile-per-hour (210 km/h) serve, setting the record for fastest serve in WTA tennis history. (Alastair Grant/Associated Press)

German Sabine Lisicki lost an early round match to Ana Ivanovic in straight sets on Tuesday.

So why is the German making news after a humbling loss at a WTA tournament in California?

Well, during that match, Lisicki blasted a 131 mile-per-hour (211 km/h) serve, setting the record for fastest serve in WTA tennis history.

Lisicki broke the mark previously held by Venus Williams. The American had owned the record since the 2007 US Open, when she fired a 129 mph (208 km/h) serve.

Have a look.

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