Rackets are wooden, covered with rubber on one or two sides. Table tennis regulations allow different surfaces on each side of the racket. By flipping the racket in play, different types of returns are possible. International rules specify that one side must be red while the other side must be black. The player has the right to inspect his opponent's racket before a match. A player can see clearly what side of the racket was used to hit the ball. Current rules state that, unless damaged in play, the racket cannot be exchanged for another racket at any time during a match.
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