Tennis Court Doubles

On-Court Rules*

 

Take this onto the court for reference!

If you have any doubts as to whether a ball is out or good, you must give your opponent the benefit of the doubt and play the ball as good.  You should not play a let.
It is your obligation to call all balls on your side to help your opponent make calls when the opponent requests it, and to call against yourself (with the exception of a first service) any ball that you clearly see out on your opponent’s side of the net.
Any “out” or “let” must be made instantaneously (i.e. made before either an opponent has hit the return or the return has gone out of play) otherwise, the ball continues in play.
Do not enlist the aid of spectators in making line calls.
If you call a ball out and then realize it was good, you should correct your call.
To avoid controversy over the score, the Server should announce the set score (e.g. 5-4) before starting a game and the game score (e.g. thirty-forty) prior to serving each point.
If players cannot agree on the score, they may go back to the last score on which there was agreement and resume play from that point or they may spin a racket.
Foot faults are not allowed.  If an opponent persists in foot faulting after being warned no to do so, the Referee should be informed.
Do not stall, sulk, complain, or practice gamesmanship.
Wait until the players on another court have completed a point before retrieving or returning a ball.

* Rules of Tennis USTA.com,

Peck Park Tennis  560 N. Western Ave. (Please note – this might really look like the 29500 Block of Western on your map) San Pedro, CA 

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on court off court.com/

Tennis Tip.com

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Cleveland clinic.org Benefits of Tennis

tennis fame.org

Peck Park (Also Jerry King has beginner lessons)

Beach Cities Ski Club has (Tennis in the off season)

The other day on Vic Braden they spoke about the Myer’s Briggs Personality types and how it affects your game and training.  Here’s some web research.

Free Personality Self Test   human metrics.com/

 

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