What are the rule of tennis scoring and do they vary depending on what type of tournament?

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What are the rule of tennis scoring and do they vary depending on what type of tournament?

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The rules of tennis are quite simple. The game itself is complex. ” Rule 1. Opponents stand on opposite sides of the court. The player who delivers the ball to start the point is called the server. The player who stands opposite and cross-court from the server is the receiver. Rule 2. The right to serve, receive, choose your side, or give the opponent these choices is decided by a toss of a coin or racquet. If the choice of service or receiver is chosen, the opponent chooses which side to start. Rule 3. The server shall stand behind the baseline on the deuce court within the boundaries of the singles court when playing singles and within the doubles sideline when playing doubles. See court dimensions. All even points are played from the deuce court and odd number points played from the advantage court. The server shall not serve until the receiver is ready. Serves are made from the deuce court to the opponents service box on the deuce court. Advantage court to advantage box. If the ser

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Tennis scoring rests on the premise that serving is advantageous over receiving, hence it is only possible to win a set or match by ‘breaking’ (winning) the opponent’s service game at least once, before a tiebreak is required. Likewise, it is not possible to win a tiebreak without winning at least one point during an opponent’s turn at serve (called a ‘mini-break’). Some tennis matches or leagues employ “No-Ad” scoring. Each game proceeds as in regular tennis scoring, but if the score reaches deuce, then the winner of the next point, the seventh in the game, wins the game. Read wikipedia for all the complete details of scoring.

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Tennis scoring rests on the premise that serving is advantageous over receiving, hence it is only possible to win a set or match by ‘breaking’ (winning) the opponent’s service game at least once, before a tiebreak is required. Likewise, it is not possible to win a tiebreak without winning at least one point during an opponent’s turn at serve (called a ‘mini-break’). Some tennis matches or leagues employ “No-Ad” scoring. Each game proceeds as in regular tennis scoring, but if the score reaches deuce, then the winner of the next point, the seventh in the game, wins the game. Read wikipedia for all the complete details of scoring. Sources: http://en.wikipedia.

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