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  • Sports & Activity Two tennis coaches provide tips on how to play, strategize and score in doubles tennis. Last updated: June 1, 2023 9 min read As the name suggests, doubles tennis involves each tennis player having a partner while facing off against a pair of opponents on the other side of the net. It’s the team version of the individual game.
  • In doubles, you and a partner play against a team of two players on the other side of the net, using the full court between the baselines and the doubles sidelines. If you are on the team that serves first, either you or your partner may begin the match by serving the first ball.
  • By Chris Czermak Last Updated: February 13, 2022 Doubles tennis is a very different game to singles. You’re playing on a slightly bigger court and spending more time at the net, but most importantly, you’ll be playing and communicating with a partner, which can make it a more complex game.
  • Tennis Doubles Rules: Everything You Need to Know Written by Austin Rapp in General Info, Rules In tennis, there are two main events that you can play: singles and doubles. Singles in played 1 on 1, while doubles is played 2 on 2. For the sake of this article, we are going to assume that you already understand the basic rules of tennis in general.
  • Doubles matches have vastly different strategies than singles matches. With more room to move and more pieces in play, doubles tennis players have to rethink their use of space and figure out how to get the ball past two opponents instead of one.
  • 1973.09.26. 1973.09.13. 1973.08.23. The Pepperstone ATP Doubles Rankings, the historical merit-based method to determine tournament entry and seeding, based on men's tennis doubles rankings, is updated Sunday night (ET) after tournaments end. To learn more, visit our FAQ page. Rank.
  • Here are three steps for keeping score in doubles tennis: 1) Know the common doubles formations like Australian and Hilton Head Island. 2) Understand the basics in a doubles game such as the initial shot or who has advantage. 3) Recognize the basics of doubles tennis, including how each point is scored.