Rules of the game
of tennis that we will be implementing in this simulation are restricted to
only a few sections of the Friend of the Court. These sections should be
considered part of the specification of this assignment:
5a for scoring of games
6a for scoring of sets
• Section 7
for scoring of matches
10 for changing of ends
14 for order of service
23 for description of the let
5. SCORE IN A GAME
a. Standard game
game is scored as follows with the server’s score being called first:
No point -
point - “30”
point - “Game”
if each player/team has won three points, the score is “Deuce”.
“Deuce”, the score is “Advantage” for the player/team who wins the
If that same player/team also wins the next point, that player/team
“Game”; if the opposing player/team wins the next point, the score
“Deuce”. A player/team needs to win two consecutive points
immediately after “Deuce” to win the “Game”.
6. SCORE IN A SET
There are different methods of scoring in a set. The two main methods
“Advantage Set” and the “Tie-break Set”. Either method may be used provided
the one to be used is announced in advance of the event. If the
method is to be used, it must also be announced whether the final set
will be played
as a “Tie-break Set” or an “Advantage Set”.
a. “Advantage Set”
The first player/team to win six games
wins that “Set”, provided there is a
margin of two games over the opponent(s).
If necessary, the set shall
continue until this margin is achieved.
7. SCORE IN A MATCH
A match can be played to the best of 3 sets (a player/team needs to
win 2 sets to
win the match) or to the best of 5 sets (a player/team needs to win 3
sets to win the
10. CHANGE OF ENDS
The players shall change ends at the end of the first, third and every
odd game of each set. The players shall also change ends at the end of
each set unless
the total number of games in that set is even, in which case the
players change ends
at the end
of the first game of the next set.
14. ORDER OF SERVICE
At the end of each standard game, the receiver shall become the server
server shall become the receiver for the next game.
In doubles, the team due to serve in the first game of each set shall
player shall serve for that game. Similarly, before the second game
opponents shall decide which player shall serve for that game. The
partner of the
player who served in the first game shall serve in the third game and
the partner of
the player who served in the second game shall serve in the fourth
game. This rotation
continue until the end of the set.
23. THE LET
In all cases when a let is called, except when a service let is called
on a second
service, the whole point shall be replayed.
Case 1: When the ball is in play, another ball rolls onto court. A let
is called. The
server had previously served a fault. Is the server now entitled to a
first service or
First service. The whole point must be replayed.
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