Nottingham win earns unseeded Karlovic second career title

Updated: June 23, 2007, 1:49 PM ET
Associated Press

NOTTINGHAM, England -- Ivo Karlovic hit 21 aces, including one at 153 mph, to earn his first Nottingham Open title Saturday with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Arnaud Clement.

The win gives the Croat his first title on grass heading into Wimbledon, which starts Monday. Andy Roddick has the fastest serve on record, 155 mph in 2004.

"To tell the truth I didn't really expect to win," said Karlovic, who won his first ATP tour title in April on clay in Houston. "I came here to play ...

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