By Morgan Jensen
- Points Earned 0 = 0 Games Points or 'Love'
- Points Earned 1 = 15 Game Points
- Points Earned 2 = 30 Game Points
- Points Earned 3 = 40 Game Points
- Points Earned 4 = Game Over (2 Point Advantage Required)
- Must be a two point advantage.
- A player scores a point when the ball hits the opponents court and goes out.
- Another way is if the opponent hits the ball out of your court completely without touching your court, the score is yours.
Doubles VS Singles
- In singles, the server and receiver change position (from left to right) after every point and the ends are changed after every odd numbered game.
- In doubles, both partners can stand anywhere they want, however it is traditional for partners to stand side by side.
- Tennis is required to be played in a regulation size tennis court.
- The court has to be 78 feet long (23.77 m) and 27 feet (8.23 m) wide (for singles matches) or 36 feet (10.97 m) wide (for doubles matches).
- The court must have a 3 feet (0.914 meter) high net (with 3 ½ feet net posts), dividing it down the center.
- There are different types of floors to play on, they are asphalt, clay, concrete, grass, artificial grass, wood or made of other synthetic materials.
- A player must serve the ball from behind the baseline, between the center and side line.
- Must always serve from the right side of the court.
- When serving, you must serve diagonally
- If the serve lands outside the service box or hits the net, the player is gets to serve again.
- If the serve is faulted twice, the server's opponent gains a point.
- The service is alternated between opponents, in every game played
The racquet is usual 29 inches in length and 12.5 inches in width during a tournament.
The strings on the racquet are 15.5 inches long and 11.5 inches wide.
During tournaments the ball colors are either white or yellow.
- is a legal serve that is not touched by the receiver, winning the point.
- Area of the court between the singles and the doubles sidelines.
- A player must win two consecutive points from a deuce to win the game, unless the tournament employs deciding points.
n instance of two consecutive faults in serving, counting as a point against the server.
- Forehand or backhand shot that is executed after the ball bounces once on the court.
- A shot hit, usually in the vicinity of the net, by a player before the ball bounces on their own side of the court.
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