3.12 - Changes of Serve
(a) Outs. A server is entitled to continue serving until one of the following occurs:
- Out Serve. See Rule 3.10.
- Two Consecutive Fault Serves [see Rule 3.9], or a single fault serve in one serve play [see exceptions: 5.0].
- Failure to Return Ball. Player or team fails to keep the ball in play as required by Rule 3.11 (c).
- Penalty Hinder. Player or team commits a penalty hinder which results in an out. See Rule 3.15.
(b) Sideout. Retiring the server in singles is called a sideout.
(c) Effect of Sideout. When the server (or
serving team) receives a sideout, the server becomes the receiver and
the receiver becomes the server.