(If you have problems with the sound, there are captions/subtitles that you can turn on. There are seven different medals handed out at the end of the tournament, one is awarded winner of the men's single, one for women's single, one for each men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles. So, on this page I've explained the basic rules, but you'll also find links to my other pages which explain the rules in more detail.
This was changed at the same time games stopped being played to 21, but instead 11. - The dimensions of an approved table tennis table are: 9ft long, 5ft wide, 2.5ft high - The approved height of a table tennis net is: 6 inches Official Rules of Table Tennis - USA and International To see why they're not called ping pong rules, take a look at my article here, table tennis terminology, so I've put together a table tennis glossary for you here, For a more in-depth look at the service rules, take a look at my article here, For a more in-depth look at table tennis doubles rules, take a look at my article here, Puts his non-playing hand on the table or net or moves the table, FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions...and Answers, For more information about the rules of table tennis, take a look at my other articles which explain the Official, decide which end of the table he prefers to play at first, Allows the ball to bounce twice on his side of the table, Does not hit the ball after it has bounced on his side of the table, Does not hit the ball onto his opponent's side of the table. Ball must be tossed at least 6 inches in the air prior to serve, 6. »