What we're about
Bringing the sport of Beach Tennis to the sand in Southern California!
Meetups, Tournaments, and Leagues weekly!
Men's and Women's Doubles
Coed Doubles Matches 1 Guy 1 Gal Per Team
Regulation net height is 5 ft. 6 3/4 inch
Court is a standard beach volleyball court with a centerline down the middle
Players must use an Official Beach Tennis Paddle for league play
Beach Tennis Paddle must be between 18 1/2 and 20 inches in length
Ball is a slightly depressurized tennis ball (Penn T.I.P. 2)
Rules (Similar to those of regular tennis):
Scoring 15(1)-30(2)-40(3) with no advantage; at 40-40 (deuce) next point(4) wins
Lets are in play, as in beach volleyball
One serve allowed per point
Server must switch with partner after each set of the match
Match 7 up set, Tiebreak at 6 all. E.g.: 7/6 wins set.
The ball can NOT hit the sand. If so, the opposing team gets a point.
Shots are good if they strike the line boundaries in any way
Player's body and/or equipment may not touch the net or cross over or under, or the opposing team receives a point
While serving, players must stay behind the base line, or it is considered a foot fault and the serving team will lose the point
Only one hit is allowed to get the ball over the net; you may not pass the ball to your partner
Paddles or other prizes may be awarded to tournament winners! If you can't wait, you can purchase official Beach Tennis Paddles, Balls, and all Equipment & Gear here: Get My Paddle Now! (http://www.beachtennisusa.net/OCSSC)