Rule Submission TitleService foot fault wording
USAP Board Voting StatusPassed
USAP Rules Committee Voting StatusPassed. Edited to use 'playing surface' instead of 'court'. Use extension, not extensions
Existing Rule #4.A.4.c
Proposed Rule Change

Neither of the server's feet may touch the court outside the imaginary extensions of the sideline or centerline.

Original Rule Text

Neither of the server’s feet may touch
outside the imaginary extensions of the
sideline or centerline.

Reasoning Behind Suggested Change

Use same wording as in 4.A.4.b. for clarification.  This eliminates any ambiguity.

Scenarios In Which the Rules Applies

During the serve when one's foot is in the air, over the centerline, when the ball is served.

Rule Book Year2023
Rule Change ID295
Date CreatedApril 2, 2022
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