Return shot hits net support

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Last updated 9 years ago

Charles Jackson

Charles Jackson Asked 9 years ago

If a return shot hits the metal net support and then lands on the opponent's table, is it still a good shot?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 9 years ago

Hi Charles,

Yes, this is still good.  The net post and supports are considered as part of the net.  So this would be the same as i the ball hits the net and goes in.

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Aasim Showkat

Aasim Showkat Posted 9 years ago

If the ball hits any part of the table then lands on the opponent's coat (even if it is not possible), is that a correct shot.

Jeff Plumb

Jeff Plumb from PingSkills Posted 9 years ago

Sorry Aasim but I'm not sure what you mean by the opponent's coat.

Aasim Showkat

Aasim Showkat Posted 9 years ago

Sorry i mean that, when the ball hits any part of the table like legs or any other and then lands on opponents side. Is it a good return?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 9 years ago

I don't think it is possible but as soon as it hits anything except the top of the table the ball is out of play and the point ends.

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