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# How do you count table tennis points?

Updated: 10/21/2022

Wiki User

14y ago

You get a point either:

1. When you bounce the ball twice on your opponents side without them hitting it

2. Bouncing it once on their side and then they can't hit it before it hits the ground

3. They hit the ball and it doesn't land on your side

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Uincorn_lover

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When you bounce the ball twice on your opponents side without them hitting it 2. Bouncing it once on their side and then they can't hit it before it hits the ground 3. They hit the ball and it doesn't land on your side

Uincorn_lover

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Put a scoring board

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