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Except where both players or pairs have scored at least 9 points, the expedite system shall come into operation if a game is unfinished after 10 minutes play or at any earlier time at the request of both players or pairs. If the table tennis ball is in play when the game is interrupted, play shall restart with service by the player who served in the rally that was interrupted. If the ping pong ball was not in play when the game was interrupted, play shall restart with service by the player who received service in the immediately preceding rally. Thereafter, each player shall serve 1 point in turn. If the receiving player or pair makes thirteen successive good returns, the receiver shall score a point. Once introduced, the expedite system shall remain in operation for the remainder of the match.