View Full Version : Cheering against opponent who double faults?

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02-01-2009, 06:50 PM
This past Saturday, I watched a few minutes of the third set of a D-I singles match. A beat B 4 in the third. Early in that set, B doublefaulted. A's teammates lining the adjacent court at the indoor facility cheered just as raucously as if A had served an ace. An umpire chaired the match.


1. Is that common in your experience?

2. Does any Rule prohibit such a practice?

02-02-2009, 07:34 AM
It's common for spectators with bad manners.
If they're players, they have bad manners.
It's legal, of course.
A's teammates should be given more beer, so they can go watch a boxing match.