Where must your serve go when you play doubles ping pong?
Doubles Rules The service must go diagonally, from the server’s right-hand side to the receivers right-hand side. This stops you from getting the opposing pair tangled up before they’ve even hit a ball. A doubles pair must strike the ball alternately.
What is proper sequence of hitting the ball in doubles?
The Rules of Doubles At the start of game 2, team B will take the first serve; B1 must serve to A1. A1 then serves to B2 and so on. In doubles, you should alternate hitting the ball with your partner. So, for example, A1 serves the ball to B1, who returns the ball.
When serving what order should the ball hit in ping pong?
TOSS THE BALL STRAIGHT UP WHEN SERVING Toss at least 6” straight up, and strike it on the way down. It must hit your side of the table and then the other side. NOTE: Once the ball leaves the server’s hand it is in play, and so counts as the receiver’s point if the ball is missed or mis-hit.
What 2 colors must each side of the paddle be?
2021 bat colour rule change Prior to 2021, the laws of table tennis specified that one side of the bat must be red and the other black. However, in 2021 the rules were offcially amended so that blue, green, yellow and pink bats could be used as well as red ones. Nevertheless, one side must still remain black.
What are the rules for a ping pong serve?
You’re free to serve anywhere, diagonally or straight, from any location. When you serve, the ball cannot fall off the side of the table. It must bounce twice or fall off the end, but not the side. I have no clue who made up this wacky rule, but there’s nothing even remotely similar to this in the ITTF handbook.
What are the 2 major differences from singles to doubles table tennis?
Unlike the singles game where the ball can bounce anywhere on the table during service, in doubles, the ball can only bounce on the right half portion of the table for both the server and the receiver.