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Note, these myths in bold are phrased as myths, so the opposite is true.
You must toss the ball upward at least 16cm or 6 inches. Rule 2. Service Rules. The Myths Note, these myths in bold are phrased as myths, so the opposite is true.
In a singles match, you have to serve diagonally like in doubles. When you serve, the ball cannot fall off the side of the table.
It must bounce twice or fall off the end, but not the side. Service Rules Here are the rules you need to know: You must toss the ball upward at least 16cm or 6 inches.
This creates an unfair advantage because it takes more skill and focus to control a ball on a higher toss than a drop-and-hit where the ball is practically stationary in the air. Your toss should be mainly vertical, with very little horizontal movement in any direction.
Is that vertical enough? Referees will use their own discretion, but try not to dance on the fine line.
You must strike the ball as it is on its way down. So if you tossed it 20cm high, you can hit it when it drops even 1cm from the top of the toss. The entire serve from toss to first contact with racket must start behind the end line and above the table surface. You cannot hide the ball with your body or arm during serve.
Now you must remove your free arm and body so that the receiver has full view of the ball throughout the entire serve process. You are here: Home Articles Service Rules.Singles for service
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