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# In tennis the server serves and the receiver hits it out is it the receiver or server's point?

Updated: 9/28/2023

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If the receiver had hit the ball but then they had hit it out, it would be the servers point. Because they did not hit it out. [I'm currently taking a tennis class and basically asked the same question].

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If the serve hits their partner before touching down out of bounds, the point is the servers. The exception is if the serve is a let. In that case the point is not awarded to either team and the server reserves.

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