Rules of Tennis. The game starts with a coin toss to determine which player must serve first and which side they want to serve from. The server must then serve each point from alternative sides on the base line. At no point must the server’s feet move in front of the baseline on the court prior to hitting their serve.
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L7 Tournaments - Open Intermediate Sectional Events. 1-day event; 2-match minimum, 4-match maximum. These events are open to anyone. If there is a limited draw, a bottom-up selection process will be used for this level, which means players with no ranking will be selected first. The 12U division will offer green and yellow ball events.
If you hit the ball in a rally or on a serve and it bounces back over the net after hitting your opponent’s side of the table (due to extreme spin), without your opponent touching it, that is your point. 10. touching the ball with your paddle hand is allowed.
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Once players reach a score of deuce, advantage scoring replaces the point values. Therefore, if the server wins the point at deuce, then the score is ‘advantage in’ or ‘ad in’ for short. Conversely, if the receiver wins the point at deuce, then the score is ‘advantage out’ or ‘ad out’ for short.
rules of competition and format, the Rules of Tennis and all on-court issues, which are the responsibility of the Referee onsite. The Tournament Director and/or Tournament Administrator must be on-site throughout the whole tournament, willing and ready to address any problems related to the organization of the tournament,
DEFAULTS: An unexcused default at any point in a tournament (main draw or consolation) will result in no credit being given to the player for that tournament. NTRP AND OPEN DIVISION TOURNAMENT REQUIREMENTS. In order to play in an NTRP tournament a player must be a least 18 years old or older during the calendar year.