How Does The Scoring System In Tennis Work, And How Many Points Does It Take To Win?
A tennis match is composed of sets. The winner of a specified number of sets (typically two or three) wins the match. A set consists of a number of games (typically at least six), which in turn consist of points. Contents [hide] 1 Scoring each game 2 Scoring a set 2.1 Scoring a tiebreak game 2.2 History of the tiebreak 3 Scoring the match 3.1 Total points scored 4 Announcing the score 4.1 Announcing the score in different languages 5 Alternative game scoring 6 Notes 7 References  Scoring each game A game consists of a sequence of points played with the same players serving, and is won by the first player to have won at least four points and at least two points more than his or her opponent. The half of the court used for service alternates between sides, beginning with the right-hand half, known as the deuce court, and continuing with the left-hand side, known as the advantage court.’ As simple as this scoring appears, the running score of each game is described in a manner pecul