“Hi George. A question for you. Can the server call a let on his serve? We had that happen today. We were playing a league match. I was serving, heard what I thought was a let, called a let, they returned the ball in court and I caught the ball. They said they did not hear a let and therefore the point was theirs. We did agree after a little conversation to play the point over. It was their ad, they did win the do over and the game and therefore the disputed point did not affect the outcome. But there was some controversy on that call.”
The rule on this is very clear… Anyone on the court can call a “net cord” (the serve ticking the net and going over). It is then up to the receiving team to say whether the serve was then in or out, thus whether the serve ticking the net was a fault or if the serving team gets another serve.
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