Interesting Pickleball terminology

sureshs

Bionic Poster
Deuce and ad courts are known as right/even and left/odd courts.

Rackets are called paddles.

"Kitchen" is the non-volley zone from the net extending for 7 feet.

Bageled is called Pickled (losing 0-11)

Falafel = a very weak shot

Pickle! = a shout out by the server that he/she is about to serve
 

joe sch

Legend
Deuce and ad courts are known as right/even and left/odd courts.

Rackets are called paddles.

"Kitchen" is the non-volley zone from the net extending for 7 feet.

Bageled is called Pickled (losing 0-11)

Falafel = a very weak shot

Pickle! = a shout out by the server that he/she is about to serve
So does that make your S/V == Pickle / Falafel P/F ?
 

tennytive

Professional
On your serve, you're not allowed to hit your opponent's return on the fly, it has to be on a bounce. A good return of your serve is a high slow ball that hits deep around the middle of your base line. Your next shot, the third, is most effective if you can drop it softly in your opponents kitchen while moving forward to take the net position as the ball is on the way. Harder than it looks.
We call weak shots "lollipops".
 
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tennytive

Professional
Instead of calling out "Service!" you should call out "Pickle!"?
No, you're supposed to call the score and then server number before each serve.
0 - 0 Start, or 0 - 0 on 2 at the beginning of the game because the team that serves first gets only one serve to start the game.
After side out, each side gets two serves so the score might be called 1 - 0 on 1, or on second serve, 3 - 3 on 2.
 

CHtennis

Rookie
Golden Pickle, 11-0 before getting off of the first serve, so the other team never has a chance to serve
ATP, Around the post shots
 
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