Curving the ball around the net

Table Tennis Rules

Last updated 10 years ago

Ben Evans

Ben Evans Asked 10 years ago

is it legal to spin the ball around the net when in play?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 years ago

Hi Ben,

Yes it is.  The ball doesn't have to go over the net to be in.  You will see it happen sometimes in high level matches.  Sometimes they even get the ball to roll across the surface of the table.

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Julio Torres

Julio Torres Posted 10 years ago

The net is an obstacle, but it isnt a rule that says you need to pass the ball over the net

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 10 years ago

That's right Julio.

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