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Racquetball/Squash Tips - Rules

Posted Aug 24 2008 1:33pm
Call a 'hinder.' If your opponent blocks you from getting to the ball, call a 'hinder' and the point is played again (or lost if the player failed to move).
Coin toss. Before the game, toss a coin. The winner of the coin toss gets to decide if they want to serve or receive first.
No switching. You can't switch racket hands to hit a ball. If you do, you lose the point.
Play it all. All surfaces are in play in the racquetball court. Use them!
Server earns points. Points are scored only by the serving side when it serves an irretrievable serve (an ace) or wins a rally.
Two serves. Like in tennis, the server has two chances to put the ball in play.
Winning a match. A match is won by the first side winning two games. The first two games of a match are played to 15 points; tiebreaker games are played to 11.
Winning a rally. A rally ends when the ball touches the floor twice, or if a player doesn't return the ball so that it touches the front wall before the floor,
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