By Jaya Panicker
Famous Athletes of the sport
Rules & Regulations
Rules of Serving- The server must serve from the boundaries of the singles court, even numbered points are played from the advantage court(left), serves from the deuce court have to land in the deuce court in the opponent's service box and same for advantage, if the server misses the target twice the point is lost, and if the server steps on the baseline before the contact is made it is called "foot faulting" and if a foot fault occurs on the second serve the point is lost.
Receiving- The receiver can stand anywhere on the court, but they have to let the ball bounce in its service box before attempting to return the opponent's serve.
Rules of Scoring- The serve calls out their score first, then the receiver's score, Love means 0 in tennis, the first point won is a score of 15, then 30, and the third point is 40. If the score is 40-40, the score is called "deuce" and one player needs two consecutive points to win.
Net/Boundary Rules- If a shot lands outside the court boundaries, th player loses the point, and if a player can not make a definite call, the ball is considered in.
Court- smooth and level
Net- the net divides the court with an equal distance on the two sides
Racquet- a light bat with a frame of wood, steel, or graphite with cord stretched over the frame
Pro Tennis Leagues
Doubles Game- Team Doubles, All position doubles, Triples, and Around the World