WATCH: Throwback to Mansour Bahrami’s trick underarm serve at Wimbledon 2019

Former professional tennis player, Mansour Bahrami delivered a perfect underarm serve at Wimbledon 2019.

Mansour Bahrami
Mansour Bahrami

Wimbledon 2021 is just around the corner, as the excitement builds up for one of the most prestigious tournaments around. Last year, Wimbledon was canceled owing to the covid-19 pandemic, which leads to greater excitement for the Championships.

Wimbledon has given fans some ever lasting memories and some funny moments along the years. Mansour Bahrami, former professional tennis player is widely recognized as one of the most entertaining players on the senior level. The 65-year old won two Doubles tournaments and also finished as the runner-up at French Open 1989. His trick underarm serve at Wimbledon 2019 is one of the most popular moments, and has garnered several views on YouTube.

Mansour Bahrami executes a perfect underarm serve

Mansour Bahrami executed a perfect underarm serve at Wimbledon 2019, which was met by a huge round of applause from the fans. Bahrami was competing in the senior Doubles event at Wimbledon 2019, and just as he was about to serve, he asked the receiver to stand a bit far away from the baseline.

Mansour Bahrami sprung one ball in the air, and with the other ball, he hit an underarm serve. The opponent could not get to the ball, and the whole crowd cheered on for the former professional player.

Nick Kyrgios is one of the players who specializes in delivering underarm serves, and he adopted a similar strategy against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon 2019. The Australian executed the serve perfectly, which event sent Rafael Nadal into laughter.

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