The partner will receive all serves to the left (the ad) court. The same player must serve the entire game. ADVERTISEMENT So if you serve the first game, the opposing team will serve the second game, your partner will serve the third game, the partner on the opposing team will serve the fourth game and you will serve again on the fifth game, and so on.
That preamble brings us to the first rule in the USTA Friend at Court/ITF Rules of Tennis that exclusively applies to doubles. The team which is due to receive in the first game of a set shall decide which player shall receive the first point in the game. Similarly, before the second game starts, their opponents shall decide which player shall receive the first point of that game.
36. Order of Receiving in Doubles The order of receiving the service shall be decided at the beginning of each set as follows: The pair who have to receive the service in the first game shall decide which partner shall receive the first service, and that partner shall continue to receive the first service in every odd game throughout that set.
How Serves Work In A Tiebreak? Play up to 7 to end a set, or 10 if in lieu of a 3rd set. Team must win by 2 points. Switch ends of the court every 6 points (at 4-2, for example) Even points (3-1, 5-5, etc) are played on the deuce side. Odd points (3-2, 4-5, etc) are played on the ad side.
Regarding the receiving order for doubles, the team charged for receiving in the 1 st game should pick a player to receive the first point in the game. The partner of the first receiver should now receive the 2 nd point. The 3 rd point should be received by the first receiver. And so on until the game ends.
The Receiver in Doubles. Whichever team is due to receive in the first game must decide which partner will receive the first point of the game. For the second point, the other partner will receive and this rotation will happen for the rest of the game and the set.
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Serving in table tennis doubles can be indicated by the following, Law 2.6.3. “As the ball is falling the server shall strike it so that it touches first his or her court and then touches directly the receiver’s court; in doubles, the ball shall touch successively the right half court of server and receiver.”