What is called “Deciding point” in tennis? Deciding point, in doubles, is the point played when the game score reaches deuce and there is no ad play; the game is decided in favor of whichever team wins the deuce point.
Only the singles player can gain points – if the doubles team wins the point, nobody’s score changes. You keep rotating until someone reaches 10 points and wins. You can also try a variation where the singles player gets 2 points for every point won, while the doubles players each get 1 point if they win the rally.
No matter if the game is doubles it does not mean that the competitors must take their turns striking the ball. The team can decide to cover the court and to attempt the return for winning a point. When it comes to returning the serves, there are better rules and guidelines in double tennis.
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.
First, you need to know how a tiebreaker works. Here are the basics: 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.
In doubles tennis play, when play using no-ad scoring, when the game score gets to deuce at 3 points each (40–40,) a deciding point is played which decides the winner of that game. The receiving team gets to decide which side of the court they wish to receive from and the server serves to that side of the court.
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If the score reaches 6–5 (or 5–6), one further game is played. If the leading player wins this game, the set is won 7–5 (or 5–7). If the trailing player wins the game, the score is tied at 6–6 and a special tiebreaker game is played. The winner of the tiebreak wins the set by a score of 7–6 (or 6–7).