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Tennis Essay, Research Paper Tennis Paper Tennis is a gamr for everyone. It is fun and a form of good exercise. In this paper you will get the very basic understanding of the game of tennis. By the end og the paper you will know the rulse, proper equipment, size of cout you play on and the basic edici The Ball The ball shall have a uniform outer surface consisting of a fabric cover and shall be white or yellow in color. If there are any seams they shall be stitch less. The Court The Court shall be a rectangle 78 feet long and 27 feet wide. The Racket Rackets failing to comply with the following specifications are not approved for play under the Rules of Tennis: a. The hitting surface of the racket shall be flat and consist of a pattern of crossed strings connected to a frame

and alternately interlaced or bonded where they cross; and the stringing pattern shall be generally uniform, and in particular not less dense in the center than in any other area. The racket shall be designed and strung such that the playing characteristics are identical on both faces. The strings shall be free of attached objects and protrusions other than those utilized solely and specifically to limit or prevent wear and tear or vibration and which are reasonable in size and placement for such purposes. Server & Receiver The players shall stand on opposite sides of the net; the player who first delivers the ball shall be called the Server, and the other the Receive The Service The service shall be delivered in the following manner. Immediately before commencing to serve,

the Server shall stand with both feet at rest behind (i.e. further from the net than) the base line, and within the imaginary continuations of the center-mark and side-line. The Server shall then project the ball by hand into the air in any direction and before it hits the ground strike it with his racket, and the delivery shall be deemed to have completed at the moment of the impact of the racket and the ball. A player with the use of only one arm may utilize his racket for the projection. Foot Fault The Server shall throughout the delivery of the Service: a. Not change his position by walking or running. The Server shall not by slight movement of the feet which do not materially affect the location originally taken up by him, be deemed “to change his position by walking or

running”. b. Not touch, with either foot, any area other than that behind the base line within the imaginary extensions of the center-mark and sidelines. Delivery of Service a. In delivering the service, the Server shall stand alternately behind the right and left halves of the Court beginning from the right in every game. If service from a wrong half of the Court occurs and is undetected, all play resulting from such wrong service or services shall stand, but the inaccuracy of station shall be corrected immediately it is discovered. b. The ball served shall pass over the net and hit the ground within the Service Court, which is diagonally opposite, or upon any line bounding such Court, before the Receiver returns it. Order of Service At the end of the first game the Receiver

shall become Server, and the Server Receiver; and so on alternately in all the subsequent games of a match. If a player serves out of turn, the player who ought to have served shall serve as soon as the mistake is discovered, but all points scored before such discovery shall stand. A fault served before such discovery shall not stand. If a game shall have been completed before such discovery, the order of service shall remain as altered. When Players Change Ends The players shall change ends at the end of the first, third and every subsequent alternate game of each set, and at the end of each set unless the total number of games in such set is even, in which case the change is not made until the end of the first game of the next set. Server Wins Point The Server wins the point: