The server must hold the ball in the open palm of his free hand and toss it upward at least 6.3 inches and then hits it so that it first bounces on the server’s side of the table and then to the receiver’s side.
The ball must bounce once on the table on the player’s (receiver) side before he hits it back.
The ball must not bounce twice on the same side and must not hit twice by the same side before its return.
A match is usually the best of five or seven games. However, it can be of any odd number of games.
The first side to win 11 points wins the game, but he/she must be at least 2 points ahead of his/her opponent. If the score is tied at 10 points, then the side that first gets ahead by 2 points wins the game.
Expedite System- It is put into effect if the game exceeds 10 minutes and a total of at least 18 points have not been scored. After this system is initiated, the serve alternates after each point. If the receiver makes 13 consecutive returns including the serve, the receiver wins a point.
Let occurs in the following situation-
The ball during the serve touches the net.
When a serve is made before the receiving side is ready.
When a disturbance occurs that is out of the player’s control.
Updated On :06 Jul, 2022
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