I got into a major argument and was shocked by the replies of my opponents and a nearby coach when the answer was and is still so clear to me. Am I the crazy one? lol. Doubles match Ball is hit near the baseline One partner is stationary at the service line and is turned facing his baseline watching to see if the ball is in. He has a clear view of the baseline. His view is not obstructed by the ball and he can see the entire baseline and sees a space between the baseline and the ball when it lands. He calls the shot out. His partner is behind the baseline and is actively moving to strike the ball. He sees the ball from behind it. As he cannot see through the ball, his view of the baseline is obstructed by the ball. He calls the ball in. Who has a better view and is in a better position to make the call? Note: As a test after the match I placed a ball just inches beyond the baseline and had my opponent who disagreed with me get into position to strike the ball. From his view he said the ball was in. From the service line I could clearly see the ball was out. I showed him afterwards therefore proving my point. He still wanted to argue his position. The coach on the adjacent court said I was wrong. I told him he didn't know what he was talking about and should know better as a coach. My point is that someone in front of the ball has a better view than someone behind the ball because he has an unobstructed view.