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Where should you stand in doubles?

Where should you stand in doubles?

In doubles, the server may stand anywhere behind the baseline between the imaginary extensions of the inside edge of the center mark and the outside edge of the doubles sideline. For the “Friend at Court” handbook and more information on the rules of tennis, visit the rules and regulations homepage.

What are the 3 key points in playing doubles?

The scheme a player plots between points for his or her next serve is tactics; the team’s overall game plan is strategy. The three basic doubles formations are the Both-Up Formation, the Both-Back Formation, and the Up-and-Back Formation. Each corre- sponds to a strategy.

Where do you move in doubles tennis?

Tennis Doubles Positioning & Formation Strategies

  • When your partner is serving or returning stay halfway between the center line and the doubles alley.
  • While your partner is serving or hitting a groundstroke, stand halfway between the net and service line (or closer).
  • At the net, you should move forward and backward.

How does doubles tennis serve work?

If you are on the team that serves first, either you or your partner may begin the match by serving the first ball. Either person on the opposing team may receive the first ball on the right (deuce) court. The partner will receive all serves to the left (the ad) court. The same player must serve the entire game.

What are the three main ways to set up for player positioning in doubles?

Now that you have found the right partner and worked on the first ball (serve and return), it’s time to talk about court positioning. There are three basic court positions for doubles tennis: two up, two back and one up, one back.

Can doubles players switch sides?

Yes, when you start a new set, you can switch sides with your doubles partner.

How do you serve in doubles?

The best bet is to go down the “T” or right at your opponent’s body. If your opponent doesn’t like being stretched out far and hitting cross court shots, it can be a plus for you and your partner to serve wide. However, you need to look out for more returns hit down the line or cross court with better angles.

What are the names of the positions in badminton?

Basically there’re 3 types of badminton stances, They are:

  • Attacking Stance.
  • Defensive Stance.
  • Net Stance.