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Title:
Official rules of tennis
Author:
United States Tennis Association.
Publication Information:
Chicago, Ill. : Triumph , [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
100 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9781572434318
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The Official Rules of Tennis -- the essential resource for players, coaches, parents, and fans. These are the playing rules and their official interpretations as determined by the sport's national governing body, the United States Tennis Assocation. This book is the singular source for the rules of the game. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

User's Guidep. v
The Singles Game
1 The Courtp. 3
2 Permanent Fixturesp. 5
3 The Ballp. 6
4 The Racketp. 9
5 Server & Receiverp. 12
6 Choice of Ends & Servicep. 13
7 The Servicep. 13
8 Foot Faultp. 15
9 Delivery of Servicep. 16
10 Service Faultp. 17
11 Second Servicep. 18
12 When to Servep. 19
13 The "Let"p. 19
14 The Let in Servicep. 21
15 Order of Servicep. 21
16 When Players Change Endsp. 21
17 The Ball in Playp. 22
18 Server Wins Pointp. 23
19 Receiver Wins Pointp. 23
20 Player Loses Pointp. 23
21 Player Hinders Opponentp. 27
22 Ball Falls on Linep. 28
23 Ball Touches Permanent Fixturesp. 28
24 A Good Returnp. 29
25 Hindrance of a Playerp. 31
26 Score in a Gamep. 33
27 Score in a Setp. 35
28 Maximum Number of Setsp. 39
29 Role of Court Officialsp. 39
30 Continuous Play & Rest Periodsp. 42
31 Coachingp. 46
32 Ball Changep. 48
The Doubles Game
33 The Doubles Gamep. 51
34 The Doubles Courtp. 51
35 Order of Service in Doublesp. 51
36 Order of Receiving in Doublesp. 52
37 Service Out of Turn in Doublesp. 52
38 Error in Order of Receiving in Doublesp. 53
39 Service Fault in Doublesp. 53
40 Playing the Ball in Doublesp. 53
Rules of Wheelchair Tennisp. 57
Appendixes
Appendix I Alternative Scoring Methods (Rule 27)p. 63
Appendix II Plan of the Courtp. 64
Appendix III Suggestions on How to Mark Out a Courtp. 65
Appendix IV International Tennis Federation Rule 69p. 69
The Codep. 73
Indexp. 89

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