Official Rules of Platform Tennis Rule Changes

September 5, 2017

Study up for the new season with the new Official Rules of Platform Tennis! See the Rules section of the APTA website to check out the new format and get the full explanation on the new rules and additions.

NEW RULES
RULE 6j SCORING Guidelines for Number of Sets

RULE 18b CONTINUOUS PLAY Time Permitted Between Sets

APPENDIX B PADDLE STANDARDS Graphic Colors and Approval

APPENDIX D UMPIRED MATCHES Changing Courts Before or During Play

APPENDIX E ETIQUETTE II Foot Fault

APPENDIX E ETIQUETTE III Own Calls

ADDITIONS TO EXISTING RULES
RULE 20 UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT

RULE 14m LOSS OF POINT Ball Over Enclosure

REMOVED FROM EXISTING RULES
RULE 9m SERVING Foot Fault “…one foot to maintain contact with the deck when serving.”

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