Tennis Rules - Singles

United States Tennis Association (USTA) rules govern all play except where modified below by FXA Sports and local rules.

Team Size

  • Each team consists of one (1) player on the court at all times.


  1. All matches will be self-officiated.
  2. Matches are won by the player that wins two (2) sets first (Best of 3 sets).
  3. Sets are won by the first player to win four (4) games (Best of 7 games).
  4. Sets do not have tiebreakers.
  5. Games are won by the first player to score four (4) points (15, 30, 40, Winner).
  6. There is No Advantage Scoring.  The next player to score after deuce will win the game.
  7. Home player will choose to serve first or choose which side they prefer to play on (not both).
  8. Enter total amount of sets won when reporting scores.


  1. Please wear Tennis shoes.
  2. You are required to bring your own racket and balls.