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Player Challenge System

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Player Challenge System

Players have unlimited opportunity to challenge, but once three incorrect challenges are made in a set, they cannot challenge again until the next set. If the set goes to a tie break, players are given additional opportunities to challenge.

How the On-Court Challenge System Works

  • Each player/team is allowed a maximum of three incorrect challenges in a normal set after which they are not permitted to challenge again in that set.
  • If a set goes to a tiebreak, this limit of incorrect challenges is increased from three to four for the set.
  • Challenges may not be carried over from one set to another.

In the Advantage set - 5th set for men's singles/doubles and 3rd set for all other events (except Seniors’ events)

  • Each player/team is allowed a maximum of three incorrect challenges in a normal set after which they are not permitted to challenge again in that set.
  • However, if the match is tied at six games all, the counter is reset with both players/teams again having a limit of up to three incorrect challenges in the next 12 games
  • Challenges may not be carried over and the process of resetting is repeated after every 12 games

Match Tie-Break (Seniors Events)

  • During a Match Tie Break, the Match Tie Break is considered a new set and each player/team will again have the opportunity to make up to three incorrect challenges.

NOTES

  • A challenge of a line call or overrule by a player/team shall be allowed only on either a point-ending shot or when a player/team stops playing the point during a rally (returns are permitted but then the player/team must immediately stop).
  • The Chair Umpire may only refuse the Electronic Review if he/she believes that the challenge was not made in a timely manner. Otherwise, the Chair Umpire will use the Electronic Review when there is a player/team challenge. The result of the Electronic Review is final and unappealable.
  • The Chair Umpire may request an Electronic Review when the Line Umpire was unsighted on a point-ending shot and he/she is unable to make a decision.
  • If the Electronic Review is unavailable for any reason, then the original line call or overrule will stand.
Singles Challenge Summary
Men'sWomen's
Total Number of Challenges
Number of Correct Challenges
Number of Incorrect Challenges
Percentage Overturned
Avg. Challenges per Match


Challenge % Leaders - Men's singles
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Challenge % Leaders - Women's Singles
Rank  PlayerChallengesOverturned% Overturned
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NOTE:
The Chair Umpire will decide to use the Electronic Review when there is doubt by a player about the accuracy of the line call or overrule. The Chair Umpire may refuse the Electronic Review if he/she believes that it is not made in a timely manner and can only be made on point-ending shots or when a player stops play. If the Official Video Review is unavailable for any reason, then the 'original' call will stand.

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