Tennis Tiebreak Rules for Doubles

Tiebreak rules are perhaps the most complicated rules of tennis. And there are a few extra things to consider when it’s a doubles match. Below, I have outlined how a doubles tiebreak should be played, (hopefully) including every scenario you might come across. I’ve tried to make it as simple and easy to understand as … Read more

Who Serves First in Tennis?

If you’ve watched a professional tennis match from the start, you’ve probably seen the coin toss to decide who serves first. So you can be forgiven for thinking this is a straight forward answer. However, what you might not know is that the player who wins the toss doesn’t necessarily serve first, but they get … Read more

How Many Let Serves Are Allowed in Tennis?

In tennis, if the ball hits the net but still lands in the service box, the serve is taken again. This is to prevent cheap points from the ball hitting the net and dropping just on the other side of the net making it impossible for the opponent to return the ball. But how many … Read more