If the server makes a fault or the shuttle ceases to be in play because it

If the server makes a fault or the shuttle ceases to

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If the server makes a fault or the shuttle ceases to be in play because it touches the surface of the court, thereceiver shall score a point. The server shall lose the right to continue serving and the receiver then shallbecome the server.When the server serves, the shuttlecock must pass over the short service line on the opponents’ court or itwill count as a fault.For the first rally of any doubles game, the serving pair may decide who serves and the receiving pair maydecide who receives.In doubles, if the serving side wins a rally, the same player continues to serve but he changes service courtsso that he serves to each opponent in turn.If the opponents win a rally and their new score is even. The player in the right service courts serves; if odd,the player in the left service court serves.The players’ service courts are determined by their positions at the start of the previous rally, not by wherethey were standing at the end of the rally.The server and the receiver must remain with their service courts, without touching the boundary lines, untilthe server strikes the shuttlecock.The other two players may stand wherever they wish, so long as they do not insight the opposing server orreceiver.FAULTSA team that violates the rules is charged with a fault. If the serving team faults, points for the receiving team.
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The following are considered faults:Service is illegal (Not correct).If the server, in an attempt to serve, misses the shuttleIf on a serve, the shuttle is caught in or on the net, either before or after passing over the net.If in play the shuttle lands outside the boundaries of the courts, passes through or under the net, feels topass the net, touches the roof, ceiling, or outside walls touches a player or dress of a player, touches anyobject or person outside immediate surroundings of the court, is caught and held on the racket during theexecution of a stroke.If the initial point of the contact of a shuttle, is not on the striker’s side of the net.If the shuttle Is in play, a player touches the net or its support with racket or body, except on-follow through.If, during a game, a player deliberately destructs an opponent by an action, such as shouting or makinggesture.If a player is guilty of flagrant or repeated misconduct violations, such as deliberately causing a suspensionof play, interfering with the speed of the shuttle, or behaving in an offensive manner.LETSWhen let occurs, players who served serves again, and it does not affect the scores of both sides.The following are considered lets:A shuttle or player from an adjacent court encroaches, thus, interfering with play or concentration.A shuttle, after passing over the net, becomes caught in or on the net except during service.A shuttle hits an obstruction that hangs over the court as is lower than the recommended 24-foot ceilingheight.During service, the receiver and server both fault at the same time.The server serves before the receiver is readyA line judge is unsighted and the umpire is unable to make decisions.
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