Curious if this has been discussed before - if so - point me there, otherwise, here is my discussion starter. Many public courts have rules to limit play when players are waiting. Often the rules are 1 set for singles and 2 sets for doubles. I don't like that rule. Why should someone be forced to play a set if I want to just hit? What I'd propose is simple - any 1 player can play only 1 hour if the courts are full and people are waiting. This would go for doubles also. Yes - I understand that a doubles court holds 2x as many players. But in reality - it must means people playing doubles get 2x the playing time. Not sure why people who prefer doubles get that benefit? (I don't know of anyone who plays doubles to get 2x the playing time - they just play doubles because - they like to play doubles). Here is another issue - mostly with doubles. Often a public court will have people 'tag teaming'... a group will hold a court and then swap in new players. Often this means 1 set of players is on the court for several hours at a time - even when other players are waiting. This is why I like the simple rule - you get 1 continuous hour on the court. This includes socializing and group hugging. If you've played an hour - singles or doubles, games or hitting - and people are waiting - you have to get off the court. You can certainly get back in line to get back on.... but you have to give up the court. What has worked well for others?