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.

Ball Served

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.

1 Set Completed

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.

2 Sets Completed

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.

Match Completed

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

Tennis rules table

Use the search function or browse through all supported bookmakers below.

BookmakerTennis rules
10BetMatch
12betMatch
12BetUKMatch
138Match
188betMatch
18BetMatch
1xBet1 Set
21Bet1 Set
32Red1 Set
3et
5Dimes1 Set
888sport1 Set
Admiral.at Match
Bet365Match
Bet9jaBall Served
Bet-at-homeMatch
BetClicMatch
BetCRISMatch
Betdaq1 Set
Betfair1 Set
Betfred1 Set
BethardMatch
BetOlimp1 Set
Betonline1 Set
BetrallyMatch
Bets101 Set
Betsafe1 Set
BetshopBall Served
Betsson1 Set
Betstar1 Set
BookmakerMatch
Boylesports Match
BwinBall Served
CashpointMatch
ComeonMatch
Coral1 Set
DafabetMatch
Danske SpilBall Served
DiamondSportsBookMatch
ExpektMatch
EtotoMatch
Fun88Match
Fun88UKMatch
GamebookersMatch
GiocoDigitaleBall Served
InterwettenBall Served
IntertopsMatch
JenningsBetMatch
JetbullMatch
Ladbrokes1 Set
LadbrokesAU1 Set
LeoVegas1 Set
Marathonbet1 Set
Marathonbet.co.uk1 Set
Matchbook1 Set
MerrybetMatch
MeridianbetBall Served
MobilbetMatch
MybetMatch
NairaBETMatch
NapoleonGames1 Set
NetbetMatch
NordicbetMatch
NovibetBall Served
Paf1 Set
PaddyPower1 Set
PartyPokerBall Served
Pinnacle1 Set
PlanetWin3651 Set
Rivalo1 Set
SBObetMatch
Smarkets1 Set
SportingbetBall Served
Sportsbet AUMatch
SportsbettingAG1 Set
StanleybetMatch
StoiximanMatch
Tab AUMatch
TattsMatch
TheGreek 2 Sets
TipicoMatch
TitanbetMatch
TLCBetMatch
TLCBetUKMatch
TOPsportMatch
Unibet1 Set
William HillMatch
WinnerMatch
XTiPMatch

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.