At the beginning of the service motion, both feet must be behind the baseline and the imaginary extensions of the baseline. At the time the ball is struck, the server’s feet may not touch the court or outside the imaginary extension of the sideline or the centerline and at least one foot must be on the playing surface or ground behind the baseline.

Reason: This rule was changed to reflect that a player can start their service motion from anywhere behind the baseline, or the imaginary extension of the baseline. It describes where both feet of the server are permitted to touch and where they are not permitted to touch at the moment the ball is struck to start
the rally. It also describes the area where at least one foot is required to touch the moment the ball is struck to start the rally.

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