The Ultimate Guide To Serving In Pickleball Doubles: Tips & Strategies For Success

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A Quick Introduction to Pickleball Doubles

Pickleball doubles is an exciting and fast-paced game that involves two teams of two players hitting the ball back and forth. As a team, you must work together with your partner to make sure shots are returned, strategies are employed, and points are scored. To serve in pickleball doubles, both teammates need to understand the rules of the game as well as some important tips on how best to serve.

Understanding the Rules of Serving

In pickleball doubles, each team serves for one point before switching servers with their opponents. The server stands behind their side of the court—the right side for serving from left to right or vice versa—and hits the ball diagonally across to their opponents’ side of court. After this initial service, play continues until one team fails to return a shot or commits a fault (for example if they hit it out). If either player steps over the non-volley line before making contact with the ball then they have committed a foot fault and will lose that point regardless if it was served correctly or not.

Tips for Successful Serving in Pickleball Doubles

When serving in pickleball doubles there are several things you can do increase your chances of success: Firstly make sure you’re standing far enough behind your baseline so that when you swing forward your paddle doesn’t cross over into your opponent’s half; secondly practice returning shots low off both sides so that they stay within bounds; thirdly use spin when possible —this makes it harder for your opponents’ returns; lastly always keep trying new angles! This keeps them guessing where you’re going next!

Conclusion: Making Serves Count

Serving is an integral part of any good pickleball strategy but especially important in double games because each time someone serves there’s only one chance available before switching servers again. Knowing how best to use this opportunity can give teams an edge against their competitors so understanding these rules and tips will help ensure successful serving during competitive matches!