Originally Posted by bethany2
At 3.5 nationals there was a woman doing this. After her opponent would fault and the ball was resting against the fence she would motion "hold up" and slooowly walk back, move the ball another inch back, then slooowly return to her position. The other player called her out on it and eventually an official was called over and lectured her on this "gamesmanship" and it stopped. Good to see the officials actually taking action on this!
This exact thing happened at (again, 3.5) sectionals this year in a singles line my teammate was playing (and I was watching.) There were also some pretty bad calls. It all seemed very rehearsed/coached to me.