Originally Posted by dcdoorknob
Yeah that's pretty much why I picked "the player that hit the ball" in my original guesses. The 'not up' situation seemed to me to be the closest analogous situation, but apparently not.
'Cause you call things when the ball is on its way to you. Your opponent calls things when the ball is on its way to them.
If you strike the ball and it bounces before it goes over the net, the problem occurs when the ball is on its way to the opponent. So it is the opponent's call.