Female players tend to struggle more with the serve than male players and it comes down to a number of factors which include natural strength, throwing mechanics and the amount of time spent practicing serves.
For guys, it’s normal to spend hours upon hours serving but for girls it seems to be common to focus more on their baseline game and develop their serves later on in their teens and even later.
For Emily Webley-Smith however this was not the case, as she grew up playing many different sports she developed a great throwing motion which she then translated into a very good service motion.
Despite not being the tallest of players, Emily has a great serve and it’s one of her biggest strengths.
In this video she shares her secrets to having a great serve which can be used for both males and females.