melissa0453
Jul 25, 2017

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Players are allowed a two minute break between sets, including the second and third set (because we play a 10 point tiebreaker). When playing a tiebreaker (7 point or 10 point), players are not allowed to sit down or take a break when switching sides. A quick drink of water or toweling off is allowed.

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