A badminton court has two lines that run vertically and two lines that run horizontally. In singles, the court is long and narrow and thus we use the inner two vertical lines and the horizontal back line. Anything that lands within the box or right on those lines is in, and anything outside those lines is out.
Beside this, what is single side line in badminton?
The singles sidelines indicate your left and right boundary. The singles lines are 18 inches closer to the middle of the court than the doubles lines. A rally ends when the shuttle touches the playing surface in bounds or a fault is committed.
Then, what do the lines mean in badminton?
During general play the shuttle must land within the opposing player’s red box. On the line is in, meaning if any part of the shuttle touches the line (even if it’s the edge of the feathers) the point is counted. … The shuttle must land in the diagonally opposite side of the court.
What are the rules for singles badminton?
A match consists of best-of-three games to 21 points. At 20 all, the side which gains a two-point lead first wins the game. At 29 all, the side scoring the 30th point wins that game. The side winning a game serves first in the next game.
Professional badminton games are of five kinds: Men’s singles, Men’s doubles, Mixed doubles, Women’s singles and Women’s Doubles.
- A match consists of the best of three games of 21 points.
- The player/pair winning a rally adds a point to its score.
- At 20-all, the player/pair which first gains a 2-point lead wins that game.
- At 29-all, the side scoring the 30th point wins that game.
- The player/pair winning a game serves first in the next game.
According to the new rule, “the whole of the shuttle shall be below 1.15 metres from the surface of the court at the instant of being hit by the server’s racket”. Basically, the point of contact at the start of the serve cannot be more than 1.15 meters from the court.
Contact Faults in Badminton. During play, if the player touches the net or the player’s racket hits the net, it is called a fault.