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Rules To Know Before Playing Padel Tennis

Padel like all sports is governed by its own rules however here we will discuss the most fundamental guidelines to begin playing this exciting and thrilling sport.

The fundamental rules of padel

In addition, padel tennis is the only sport that shares its scoring method, kind of ball, and nothing else. The padel rules, groundstrokes, the method as well as the court, and the equipment are distinct. The attempt to adapt them to tennis is the most naive mistake made by anyone who is just beginning their journey.

Scoring: Padel uses exactly the same system of scoring used in tennis (0 15, 30 40 “all” equal, serve the advantage of rest. The highest score of three sets are played (the team with the most points in two sets takes the game).

Golden point, which is new, occurs when it is 40-40. the team who receives the serve decides on where will be to be played that point.

Side changes occur whenever the number of games are odd (eg 2-1, 3-2), ..). In a rare exception the first game of the set (1-0) is not a change in the fields.

Start rules: the ball is played by any person who is in any part of the court.

So, the ball/point will be accepted as valid if it strikes the ground before it hits wall (or fencing). The player may hit the ball without or with prior bounces however, it is important to adhere to the maximum bounce of one. Following the initial bounce, the ball might hit walls.

The Padel Serve

In tennis, at each point we are given two chances to place the ball in playing (“second serve” following the first mistake, “double fault” after the second error that results in an end of point). The service is performed in a manner that is crossed and the ball is required to leap into the appropriate square on the opposite side.

The serve is completed with the help of dropping the ball on the body’s side and then hitting the ball with the paddle, without being higher than your waist during the point of the strike.

It is not legal if, after the first bounce , the ball is hit by the fence on the side. It could instead strike (although it is not required) the glass or wall.

If the ball comes into contact with the net may occur:

1. Bounce on the square for service is not the same as the service isn’t correct.
2. The ball is thrown into the correct service square and , after the initial jump it is able to touch the fence. The shots are not deemed to be accurate.
3. The ball bounces within the right rival square, and, after the initial jump, it doesn’t touch the fence to the side or it bounces several times before it reaches the fence. The service is deemed null and the person serving is required be able to serve again.

During the game, the return is considered to be correct when:

1. A single hit is when the ball bounces off the opponent’s court before hitting the fence or walls of the field in front. It’s also believed to be correct when the ball, is released from the court.
2. The ball hits the wall or s (or the crystal) on our field, and bounces off the field of our rival.
3. It hits the tape of the net, it falls to another field.

In the course of the game, the point is lost if

1. If the ball gets in our way or touches any area of our body that is not the paddle.
2. If we hit the net with a shovel, clothing , or any other part of our body during the contest between the points.
3. We kick the ball, and it gets caught on the meshes made of metal or the surface of our field.
4. If both players of the group hit the ball in a row.
5. Involuntarily or accidentally, a player plays with the ball more than one time using the paddle.