A match is played best 3 of 5 games (or 4/7 or 5/9). For each game, the first player to reach 11 points wins that game, however a game must be won by at least a two point margin. A point is scored after each ball is put into play (not just when the server wins the point as in volleyball).
Then, what is the rule of table tennis?
Rules of Table Tennis. BASIC RULES OF TABLE TENNIS AS PER THE ITTF. The Table. The upper surface of the table, known as the playing surface, shall be rectangular, 2.74m long and 1.525m wide, and shall lie in a horizontal plane 76cm above the floor. The playing surface shall not include the vertical sides of the
How many serves do you have in table tennis?
You have two serves before it is your opponent's turn to serve twice. This used to be five serves each but since changing to 11 it's now just two. At 10-10 it's deuce. You get one serve each and must win by two clear points.
Why do you play table tennis?
Table tennis improves reflex, eye-hand coordination, mental alertness and speed of movement. It also improves balance and lowers the chances of falls and injuries. Additionally, table tennis is a safe sport to play because it is not a contact sport. It is easy on the body and can be enjoyed by players of all ages.