Scoring


 

     First Author: Alex S.


 

SCORING[1][2]

 

 

SINGLES MATCH

     1. SERVER STANDS IN HIS RIGHT COURT WHEN SCORE IS EVEN

     2. SERVER STANDS IN HIS LEFT COURT IF SCORE IS ODD

 

DOUBLES MATCH

     1. SERVING SIDE WINS RALLY, PLAYER CONTINUES TO SERVE, BUT MUST CHANGE SERVICE COURTS SO SERVER TO EACH OPPONENT IN TURN.

 

LET

     1. IF A LET IS CALLED, THE RALLY IS STOPPED AND REPLAYED WITH NO CHANGE TO SCORE.

     2. MAY OCCUR DUE TO SOME UNEXCPECTED DISTURBANCE SUCH AS SHUTTLECOCK LANDING

ON COURT.

     3.Or in small halls touching the ceiling, where it is classified as a let.

     4. If the receiver is not ready when served upon, a let is called. 

 

Laws of Badminton

LETS

14.1 "Let" shall be called by the umpire, or by a player (if there is no umpire), to halt play.

14.2 It shall be a "let", if:

14.2.1 the server serves before the receiver is ready (Law 9.5);

14.2.2 during service, the receiver and the server are both faulted;

14.2.3 after the service is returned, the shuttle is:

14.2.3.1 caught on the net and remains suspended on its top, or

14.2.3.2 after passing over the net is caught in the net;

14.2.4 during play, the shuttle disintegrates and the base completely separates from the rest of the shuttle;

14.2.5 in the opinion of the umpire, play is disrupted or a player of the opposing side is distracted by a coach;

14.2.6 a line judge is unsighted and the umpire is unable to make a decision; or

14.2.7 any unforeseen or accidental situation has occurred.

14.3 When a "let" occurs, play since the last service shall not count and the player who served last shall serve again,.

 

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Footnotes

  1. http://www.badminton.scoring.com
  2. http://wikipedia./wiki/badminton.com