Padel is a new sport that combines the main elements of tennis and squash. It is played as a doubles games in a court that is enclosed like a squash court, but has a net like a tennis court.
The scoring and rules are predominantly the same as in tennis but with several adaptations; The server is allowed only one underhand serve. Also, despite a padel ball being the same size and shape as a tennis ball, an official paddle tennis ball is deadened by having its internal pressure reduced. The lower bounce height and used of enclosed side and back walls are where padel shares its rules with squash.