|Governing Body:||International Soft Tennis Federation|
The service rule in soft tennis are as follows:-
Following are the methods of scoring:-
The officials in soft tennis are same as those in regular Tennis.,
Men’s Singles or Women’s Singles events
Men’s Doubles or Women’s Doubles events.
Pair of one male and one female player each side.,
It is the starting stroke of a point. The server must hit the ball into the diagonally opposite service court. The most common serve is made by tossing the ball in the air and then hitting it.
There are four main serves in soft tennis:
It is the most used shot in soft tennis as it is the most natural one in which the stroke begins on the dominant side of the body (like on the right side for a right-handed player).
It is a difficult shot to master than a forehand shot as it is played from the non-dominant side of the body in which the back side of the hand is shown to the opponent.
It is a way of holding the racquet to play the shots.
The main types of grip are:
It is a stroke made before the ball touches the ground. This shot cuts the time for the opponent to react. It is usually made close to the net but can be made from any part of the court.
It is a powerful overhead shot generally made in response to a lob that has failed to clear the player’s head. A smash shot is usually hit with great force to end the point.,
Soft Tennis is played by either two players (one player per side) or by four players as a game of doubles (two players per side).,
The playing area for soft tennis is same as in tennis.
Soft tennis was invented in nineteenth-century Japan. The International Soft Tennis Federation was founded in 1973. The first world championships followed in 1975, and they are now held every four years.
The sport of soft tennis, later on, became an official Asian Games sport at the 1994 Asian games in Hiroshima, Japan.
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