Rule Submission TitleEditorial change to server positioning
USAP Board Voting StatusNot voted upon
USAP Rules Committee Voting StatusFail
IFP Voting StatusAverage: 0.0 Detail:0,0,0,0,0,0,0
Existing Rule #4.A.6
Proposed Rule Change (edited)

NOTE: ITEMS 23 AND 48 ARE IN CONFLICT AND CANNOT BOTH BE APPROVED.

Proposed Rule Change

Placement. The server must serve to the correct service court (the court diagonally opposite the server). The serve may clear or touch the net and must clear the NVZ and the NVZ lines. The serve may land on any other service court line.

Original Rule Text

Rule 4.A.6

Placement. The server must serve to the correct service court (the court diagonally opposite the server). The serve must clear the net and the NVZ. The serve may land on any other service court line.

Reasoning Behind Suggested Change

This is poor wording. The NVZ includes the NVZ lines.I completely agree. It was "insisted" that this be put in the rule wording because we had 2 certified refs say that the rulebook wasn't clear on this. Well, now it is. It would be better to state "and must clear the NVZ which includes the NVZ lines.

Rule Book Year2022
Rule Change ID48
Date CreatedJune 2, 2021
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