ground stroke

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ground stroke

n.
A swing of a tennis racquet at a ball that has bounced from the ground.

ground stroke

n
(Tennis) tennis any return made to a ball that has touched the ground, as opposed to a volley

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n.
a tennis stroke made by hitting the ball after it has bounced from the ground.
[1890–95]

ground stroke

Any stroke played after the ball has bounced once on the court.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ground stroke - a tennis return made by hitting the ball after it has bounced once
return - a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"
volley - a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces
Translations

ground stroke

n (Tennis) → colpo di rimbalzo
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The forehand groundstroke is critical to tennis success (Johnson and McHugh, 2006; Reid et al.
A mini fightback pegged the second-set deficit back to 5-2 before another Azarenka backhand groundstroke error saw Halep home in just under 90 minutes, keeping alive the Romanian's hopes of a maiden grand slam victory and an ascent to the world number one ranking.
Having struggled to make an impact on the Federer serve throughout the set he fashioned two set points out of nowhere, only to waste both with groundstroke errors as Federer held on.
According to Sport24, already the first Chinese singles player to win a Grand Slam, and now assured of a season-end highest-ever world ranking of at least number three, Li's latest victory was a reward for positive early groundstroke attacking from both wings and a ratio of unforced errors significantly lower than Kvitova's.
Djokovic upped his game to move 40-0 up and, after Nadal had saved the first three match points, the Serbian won it on his fourth by putting away a forehand when a Nadal groundstroke sat up nicely after hitting the net.
Switzerland's world No2 met the groundstroke bombs of the unseeded French challenger with a dazzling array of winners to take the 67-minute all- teenage final by 6-2 6-3.
The former world number six broke Lopez's serve in the third game, drilling a groundstroke directly at the 21st-ranked player as he moved forward, forcing him to parry the ball helplessly against the net.
Groundstroke accuracy (range of shots) was assessed against a tennis ball service machine and service accuracy was determined using a scoring system developed by the researchers.
He served out the set as Federer put another groundstroke wide.
Our research differs significantly from that conducted previously in that it observes a child's forehand groundstroke performance during two different scenarios: a standard ball and court condition and a modified ball and court condition.
Russian star Kafelnikov thought he had driven a perfectly-judged groundstroke past the fifth-seeded Briton to save a break point at 3-4 down in the final set.