ORDINARY SINGLES PLAY
C. INTERFERENCE WITH PLAY
CLIPS AND MISLEADING INFORMATION
- GENERAL A
player is entitled to a replay if it is discovered before the end
of the game that he was misled into adopting a line of play that
he would not otherwise have adopted as a result of:
misplacement of a clip for which he was not originally responsible;
information concerning the state of the game supplied by the adversary.
a player successfully claims a replay, the first stroke that he
would not have played but for his misapprehension and all subsequent
play are deemed not to have occurred, any points scored for any
ball therein are cancelled, the balls are replaced in their lawful
positions before that first stroke and, subject to Law 31(c),
the player misled then plays, adopting a different line of play.
that first stroke was also the first stroke of a turn, the player
may play either ball of his side that could lawfully have been
played in the first stroke of the turn.
ERRORS If it is also discovered that the limit of claims of
one or more errors had not passed before that first stroke was
played, the relevant laws shall be applied as if the error or errors
had been discovered at that time.
OF PLAY A line of play is any tactical decision including,
but not limited to, electing to play with a particular ball, making
a particular leave, deciding how many points to score, quitting
the court in the belief that the turn has ended and exercising
the option under Law 28(b) (see also Law 37(g) for
OF PLAYERS Both players have a duty to ensure that the clips
are correctly placed and, subject to Laws 23(b) and 23(d),
must call attention immediately to any misplaced clip.
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