# How do you score points in table tennis?

In table tennis, you score a point by keeping the ball in play longer than your opponent. If your opponent misses a ball you served or hit last, you get a point. However, make sure the ball bounces off of your side of the table and then bounces again off your opponent’s side of the table.

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## Furthermore, what are the rules for singles in table tennis?

If we’re talking about singles, the only thing you need to do is hit the ball so that it passes over the net and hits the opponent’s half of the table. In doubles, however, the ball needs to hit the right field of the opponent’s half.

Beside this, how do you play singles score in tennis? Before we go into detail, here is your guide to scoring a game:

1. 0 points= Love.
2. 1 point = 15.
3. 2 points= 30.
4. 3 points= 40.
5. Tied score= All.
6. 40-40 = Deuce.
7. Server wins deuce point = Ad-In.

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## Are you allowed to touch the table in table tennis?

you may not touch the table with your non-paddle hand. You may touch the ball or the table with your paddle hand (after reaching in to return a short serve, for example), or other parts of your body. NOTE: If the table moves at all from your touching it during a rally, that is your opponent’s point.

## What 2 colors must each side of the paddle be?

2021 bat colour rule change

Prior to 2021, the laws of table tennis specified that one side of the bat must be red and the other black. However, in 2021 the rules were offcially amended so that blue, green, yellow and pink bats could be used as well as red ones. Nevertheless, one side must still remain black.

## What is the difference between singles and doubles in table tennis?

Unlike the singles game where the ball can bounce anywhere on the table during service, in doubles, the ball can only bounce on the right half portion of the table for both the server and the receiver.

## Who are the officials in table tennis?

You see, in order to run a high-level table tennis event successfully, you’ll need referees, deputy and/or assistant referees, competition managers, umpires, assistant umpires, timekeepers, stroke counters, racket testers, technical officers and jury members.

## Who is the famous player in table tennis?

Fan Zhendong. Zhendong is currently the number one table tennis player in the world, according to the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). He started his career as a teenager and showed immense talent even then.