Released:August 11, 2017 1:51 pm
The U.S. Tennis Association says shot-clock engineering will be analyzed commencing this month at the U.S. Open.
The engineering tracks the time taken by the server amongst details. Stacey Allaster, head of professional tennis at the USTA, tells United states Nowadays that it will be analyzed all through the tournament’s junior and collegiate activities in the 2nd week of the Open.
Grand Slam activities and the women’s tour allow 20 seconds for a player to provide, while the men’s tour has a 25-2nd restrict. On the other hand, enforcement of the rule is left to the discretion of the chair umpire.
At the Open’s junior and university activities, the shot clocks will be managed by the chair umpire, beginning just after the score from the previous position has been registered. USTA officials hope shot clocks could be made use of at the U.S. Open degree inside of 3 several years.
The final major of the year operates from Aug. 28-Sept. 10 at Flushing Meadows.