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How to play a tie-breaker in Tennis

A Tie Breaker is played when the score of a set is 6 games all. Without a Tie Breaker, a set may last much longer than desired.

A Tie Breaker is played when the score of a set is 6 games all. Without a Tie Breaker, a set may last much longer than desired.

During a tie-break game, points are scored “Zero”,“1”, “2”, “3”, etc. The first player/team to win seven points wins the "Game” and “Set”, provided there is a margin of two points over the opponent(s). If necessary, the tie-break game shall continue until this margin is achieved. The player whose turn it is to serve shall serve the first point of the tie-break game. The following two points shall be served by the opponent(s) (in doubles, the player of the opposing team due to serve next). After this, each player/team shall serve alternately for two consecutive points until the end of the tie-break game (in doubles, the rotation of service within each team shall continue in the same order as during that set).The player/team whose turn it was to serve first in the tie-break game shall be the receiver in the first game of the following set.
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10 Things to Know About Tennis Racquets

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From the USRSA technical advisor Steve Davis, there are ten basic facts about racquets. Information is provided by the United States Racquet Stringers Association. USRSA Copyright c 1997.

These facts are presented as generalities.

From the USRSA technical advisor Steve Davis, here are ten basic facts about racquets. Information is provided by the United States Racquet Stringers Association. USRSA Copyright c 1997.
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How to Determine Your Tennis Racquet Grip Size

It is very important to use a racquet with the correct grip size. Unfortuantly most people do not know how to select the correct grip size for their racquets.

The grip sizes for adult racquets start at 4" and go up to 4 3/4".

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