Simple Tennis Scoring
Simple Tennis Scoring - If you can learn the terms tennis scoring is simple for beginners. I understand why you are confused about the scoring. While writing this I have gotten confused. Basic tennis scoring is simple but there is a lot of terminology to learn. There is a helpful list at the end of this page that summarizes tennis scoring terms.
I chose to start talking about tennis rules with the tennis scoring system, because it is the simplest yet most confusing.
Game scoring is the most confusing but simple. First person to win 4 points wins the game. If you tie at 4 you must win by 2, no matter how long it takes. The terminology for tennis game scoring goes like this:
Set scoring is the first person to win 6 games wins the set. You must win by 2 games. You play a tie breaker at 6 games each. So at 5 games each you will play at least 2 more games. If you get to 6 games each you play a tie breaker and count that as one game for a set score of 7 to 6. Examples of set scores are as follows:
The following is a list of tennis terminology that is commonly used;
To learn the 4 simple things you need to know to play a Tiebreaker click here. This pages includes examples.