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Yes it can. Roger Federer recently hit a shot that went around the net post for a winner.

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Q: Can a tennis ball go around the net and not over the net and still be in play?
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What is it called when a tennis ball goes around the net and not over it?


Can you reach over the net to hit a tennis ball?

No you cannot reach over the net to hit a tennis ball...

What if the tennis ball hits the net twice before going over?

You still win the point.

What is the purpose of tennis racket?

To hit the tennis ball over the net.

When the tennis ball hits the line it is in or out?

The ball is only considered out if the whole ball is in front of the line, meaning if only a fracton of the ball lands on it and the rest is over, it is still called in.

What does let ball mean in tennis?

It's when one person hit's the ball and it hits the net but still goes over, then you re-do the point. Hope this helps!

Is a tennis ball in if any part of the ball is touching or over the line?


If the tennis ball hits a player and bounces over the net is it still in play?

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

Can you kick the tennis ball over the net?

That would be a foul, you have to use the racket to return the ball.

Why do some tennis balls bounce higher than others?

Tennis balls die! A tennis ball is pressurized, Over time the pressure is released. = to a flat tire or basket ball.

What is alet ball in tennis?

a let ball is when your ball hits the net and still goes over (like, hits the very tip) on a serve. That is a let. If it doesn't go over it's just considered out. You can reserve, and if it's your first serve, it's still your first serve. Same with second.

Can you reach over the net to hit the ball in tennis?

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