baseliner

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baseliner

(ˈbeɪsˌlaɪnə)
n
(Tennis) tennis a player who plays most of his or her shots from the back of court
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Other studies about elite tennis strategies determined the influence of the gender of the player and court surface on elite tennis strategy showing that both variables have a significant influence on the nature of singles tennis at Grand Slam tournaments in terms of rally types (baseline or net) and length (O'Donoghue and Ingram, 2001).
Advanced players can utilize button timing and shot angles to further balance tennis strategy with character attributes such as speed and play styles (net player vs.
A lurid tale of murder, kinky sex, and self-destruction, Gegen die Laufrichtung takes its title from a tennis strategy in which a player deprives his opponent of a shot by aiming the ball to land behind him, where it is least expected.