• One foot not in the service box
• Walking out of the service box before hitting the service.
• The server makes an attempt but fails to hit the ball.
• The ball is not struck correctly.
• The ball is served “out”.
• The ball does not hit the front wall first.
• The ball is served onto or below the “cutline”.
• The ball does not land in the correct service box.
• The ball hits the board.
• The ball, before being struck, hits a player’s clothes or anything he wears or carries.
• A player’s request to the Referee to consider an on or off court situation.
• Appeal is used throughout the rules in two contexts, ie where the player requests the Referee to consider varying a Marker’s decision, and where the player requests the referee to allow a let.
• The correct form of appeal by a player is “appeal please” or “let please”
• The Referee shall decide what an attempt to play the ball is.
• An attempt is made when, in the opinion of the Referee, the striker has moved his racket towards the ball from his backswing position with the intention of making a good return.
• A square area in each quarter court bounded by part of the short line, part of the side wall, and by two other lines and from within which the server serves.
• The ball being hit by the racket (held in the hand), not more than once, nor with prolonged contact on the racket
• Part of a match, commencing with a service and concluding when one player has scored or been awarded nine or ten points (in accordance with the rules)
• The period from the time a player becomes Server until he becomes Receiver
• A term used when change of server occurs. Hand out is also used as a Marker’s call to indicate that a change of hand has occurred
• The complete contest between two players commencing with the warm-up and concluding when both players have left the court at the end of the final rally
• The state of the score when the server requires one point to win the match
• The expression used to indicate that a ball has not been struck in accordance with the rules.
• Not up covers all services or returns which are not good and are neither down nor out – with the exception of faults and foot faults.
• Not Up is also used as a Marker’s call
• The expression used to indicate that a ball has struck the out line or a wall above such line or the roof, or has passed over any part of the roof, eg crosses bars.
• Out is also used as a Marker’s call
• A unit of the scoring system. One point is added to a player’s score
• A series of returns of the ball, comprising one or more such returns
• The call Fault by the Marker indicates that the service is a fault
• The call Foot Fault by the Marker indicates that the Service is a foot fault
• The Markers call to indicate that the game in progress is to be played to nine points after the score has reached 8-all. Called once only in any game
• The Markers call to indicate that the game in progress is to be played to ten points, after the score has reached 8-all. Called once only in any game
• A call made by the Marker, after the Referee has ruled that a rally is to be replayed