Rules of the Game – Rule 02 – Permanent Fixtures

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The permanent fixtures of the court include the backstops and sidestops,

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the spectators,

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the stands and seats for spectators,

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all other fixtures around and above the court,

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the chair umpire,

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line umpires,

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and ball persons

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when in their recognized positions.

In a singles match played with a doubles net and singles sticks, the net posts and the part of the net outside the singles sticks are permanent fixtures

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and are not considered as net posts or part of the net.

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