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Old 11-02-2013
chai9183 chai9183 is offline
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Default the "service over" rule

The present 21 point, winner of previous rally keeps the right to serve ruling is meaningless.
(1) Unlike tennis or table-tennis, the player who serves (in badminton) has no advantage at all!
(2) Therefore the "right to serve" is not something to fight for.
(3) Therefore there's no point tossing a coin to decide who serves first, might as well the player on whose court the shuttle-cork landed be the one who serves!
(4) The old ruling with "service over" gives the side that serves an advantage, that is - a chance to score a point!
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Old 02-13-2017
arieliza arieliza is offline
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Always remember that a badminton game starts from your right hand side. I’ll give you an example.

Both pairs have decided that you and your partner starts the game. You and partner decided that you deliver the first serve. The score is 0-0.

Since 0 is an even number, you will serve from the RIGHT side of the
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