Tennis betting rules

The bookies have different retirement rules on certain sports, where tennis matches are the most common sport to have different rules on. There are four different tennis rules on the market today, and they can be categorized as follows.

For the bet to stand, only one serve is required in the match. That means that if a player retires (due to an injury for example) at any time after the first serve, the bet stands with the bookies that have this rule on tennis.
For the bet to stand, at least one set needs to be completed in the match. That means that if a player retires after one set has been completed, the bet stands. However, if a player retires before one set has been completed, the bet is void (cancelled) and you will get your stake back.

For the bet to stand, at least two sets needs to be completed in the match. That means that if a player retires after two sets have been completed, the bet stands. However, if a player retires before two sets have been completed, the bet is void (cancelled) and you will get your stake back.

The entire match has to be completed in order for the bet to stand. A player can’t retire without the bet being void.

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Tennis rules on your bookmaker

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SportsbookTennis rules
10BetMatch
188betMatch
1xBet1 Set
32Red1 Set
3et
5Dimes1 Set
888sportMatch
AsianconnectMultiple
ATG1 Set
Barstool
Bet365Match
Bet9jaBall Served
BetanoMatch
Betanysports1 Set
BetClicMatch
Betfair1 Set
BethardMatch
BetInAsiaMultiple
BETISN
BetMGMBall Served
Betonline1 Set
BetRivers1 Set
Bets101 Set
Betsafe1 Set
Betsson1 Set
Betstar1 Set
BetVictorMatch
BetwayMatch
BetWinner
BodogMatch
BovadaMatch
BoylesportsMatch
BwinBall Served
CasinostuganMatch
Casumo1 Set
ComeonMatch
Coral1 Set
Danske SpilBall Served
DiamondSportsBookMatch
DraftKings1 Set
DRF1 Set
ExpektMatch
EtotoMatch
Fanduel
Fun88UKMatch
FoxbetUS
GamebookersMatch
GiocoDigitaleBall Served
GunLake1 Set
InterwettenBall Served
Everygame (Intertops)Match
JenningsBetMatch
Ladbrokes1 Set
LadbrokesAU1 Set
LeoVegas1 Set
Marathonbet1 Set
Marathonbet.co.uk1 Set
Matchbook1 Set
MerrybetMatch
MobilbetMatch
NairaBETMatch
NapoleonGames1 Set
NetbetMatch
NoAccountBet1 Set
Nordicbet1 Set
NorskTippingMatch
NovibetBall Served
Paf1 Set
PartyPokerBall Served
Parx1 Set
Pinnacle1 Set
Rivalo1 Set
SBObetMatch
SkybetMatch
Smarkets1 Set
SnabbareMatch
SpeedyBetMatch
SportingbetBall Served
SportmarketMultiple
StoiximanMatch
SuprabetsMatch
SvenskaSpel1 set
TipbetMatch
TipicoMatch
TitanbetMatch
TLCBetUKMatch
TwinSpires1 Set
Unibet1 Set
VeikkausBall Served
William HillMatch
WilliamHill SE1 Set
WilliamHillUS

Please note!

Bookmakers can change their rules at any time. Therefore, we can not guarantee that the information in this FAQ is 100% up-to-date.