Rules of the Game – Rule 08 – Server and Receiver

RULE 08

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SERVER & RECEIVER The players/teams shall stand on opposite sides of the net.

The server is the player who puts the ball into play for the first point.

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The receiver is the player who is ready to return the ball served by the server.

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Case 1: Is the receiver allowed to stand outside the lines of the court?

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Decision: Yes. The receiver may take any position inside or outside the lines on the receiver’s side of the net.

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