# What happens if the tennis ball hits a player outside the court without a bounce?

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Here is the link to the official USTA tennis rules: http://www.usta.com/AboutUs/~/media/USTA/Document%20Assets/2007/02/09/doc_13_16051.ashx Under Section 24. Player Loses Point (page 19), The point is lost if: The ball in play touches the player or anything that the player is wearing or carrying, except the racket; This rule does not specify whether the player is inside or outside of the court. This means that it doesn't matter if the player is inside or outside of the court. As long as the player touches the ball with his body or clothing, s/he loses the point. This interpretation can be verified at the following site: http://www.collinscompany.com/Tennis_Court_Equipment_And_Supplies/Tennis_Rule_20.asp Under section g., there is a comment on this rule, which states: USTA Comment: This loss of point occurs regardless of whether the tennis player is inside or outside the bounds of his tennis court when the tennis ball touches him. Writer's comment: Even though the ball is clearly out if the player was hit by the ball when s/he was standing outside of the court, the player whom was hit by the ball still loses the point because s/he touches the ball with his body or clothing, which ends the point.
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No, If someone isn't paying attention or what not, and it hits them, the ball is then not in play and the point is awarded to the other player

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It squashes somewhat against the strings of the racquet. As energy is also instilled and released, it also warms up a little.

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because the wet pitch makes the ball slow and wet by:ali

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Arm straight and close to body and smack it really really hard and hit it flat and upwards, but don't angle it straight up otherwise it's going to come right down on you or it
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# What happen if a tennis ball hit the lights above the court during a return at tennis?

Chair empire says "Touch" and returner losts the point
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# What type of tennis court makes a tennis ball bounce the highest?

Artificial court I think .
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The opponent will hit it.

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# In tennis can a player reach over the net without hitting the ball without fault?

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