These Grand Slam Rules are promulgated by the Grand Slam Board for the purpose of ensuring the orderly and fair administration of the four Grand Slam Tournaments. Each player entrant in a Grand Slam Tournament agrees as a condition of such entry to abide by and be subject to these Grand Slam Rules, which hereinafter includes the
Rules and Regulations. As guardians of the game, the ITF is responsible for the rules of tennis. Download them here. You can submit an application to the Rules of Tennis Committee to propose amendments to the rules using the form below. The Grand Slam rule book is implemented and enforced by the Grand Slam Board.
Unlike other sports, tennis matches don’t end when a certain time limit is reached. Grand slam ...
The Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning all four major championships in one discipline in the same calendar year, also referred to as the "Calendar-year Grand Slam" or "Calendar Grand Slam". In doubles, a team may accomplish the Grand Slam playing together or a player may achieve it with different partners.
Beginning in 2019, each of the four Grand Slams showcase the different ways to win a final set. Australian Open: Final set. First to 10 points, tiebreak at 6-6; French Open: Final set. Advantage set, with no tiebreak; Wimbledon: Final set. First to 7 points, tiebreak at 12-12; US Open: Final set. First to 7 points, tiebreak at 6-6
The new rule for majors gives a player half the first-round payout for withdrawing before the tournament starts and allowing a lucky loser to take his place. The lucky loser gets the other 50 ...
The Grand Slam Point System (Ranking Points) Each of these 4 Grand Slams offers 2000 points to the winner as per the tennis players ranking guidelines of the ITF. This means that the International Tennis Federation (ITF) considers all the 4 Grand Slams as equal when it comes to awarding points to players.
The winner of a tennis game must win with a two point advantage. In other words, if the score is 40-0 and the server wins the next point, the server wins the game. Consequently, if the server loses the next point the score is 40-15 and the server must continue to serve and play out that game.
According to ATP rules, a Grand Slam champion can qualify for the World Tour Finals by finishing in the Top 20, rather than the mandated Top 8.