backhand shot


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Noun1.backhand shot - a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the strokebackhand shot - a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke
return - a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"
two-handed backhand - a backhand shot made holding the racquet in both hands
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Richardson's empty net goal clinched victory as he struck with a backhand shot which went the length of the ice into Fife's goal.
Boston tied it at 1-1 at 4:49 of the second period after Chris Kelly cut across the front of the net and sent a backhand shot at Hutchinson.
Obviously he got used to the racquet change and I think he's swinging through the backhand shot much better now.
He beat Regan with a terrific backhand shot that hit the top corner of the net.
Although he's frequently using double-handed backhand shot, there's a possibility for Nadal to add a single-handed backhand to his repertoire of shots.
James Ward of Great Britain plays a backhand shot against Blaz Rola of Slovenia during their first round match on <Bday one of the Aegon Championships at Queens Club yesterday Steve Bardens
Accuracy of the cross-court backhand shot however, improves in both groups at moderate levels of fatigue compared to rest.
The Vipers then added their second marker of the evening as, against the run of play, Todd Griffith's wide net drive allowed him to out-skate Graeme Walton before cutting into the slot and roofing a backhand shot past Craze.
Andy Murray plays a backhand shot against Jesse Huta Galung
He converted the second for a 5-1 lead after Murray had fired a weak backhand shot into the net and then Schuettler served out to love for the first set.
1 goalies, but the Kings struck first Thursday when Alexander Frolov picked up a puck at center ice, split two defenders and scored on a backhand shot.
A promising start for the hosts saw Simon Hehir ping the pipes in the opening minute and, two minutes later, Scott Ward was on target, with a backhand shot, unassisted on the power play.