forehand shot


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Noun1.forehand shot - (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)forehand shot - (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
squash rackets, squash racquets, squash - a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
badminton - a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
lawn tennis, tennis - a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
return - a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"
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Despite coming back with a heavily taped left leg, Muguruza had a break point in the next game, only for Kvitova to unleash a stunning forehand shot to take it to deuce, and then hold with an ace to make it 4-2.
Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic plays a forehand shot during her Qatar Total Open semi-final match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark at Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha yesterday.
She dipped her right shoulder and feigned a forehand shot before beating Tarakanova with a backhand.
I was just 13 years old at the time but I still remember her winning forehand shot and my mum leaping around with joy.
In the process of acquiring the main technical procedures in tennis, we identify a more educational general "gross drive ability", which is executed by use of the large muscles in the body (the serve shot, the forehand shot, the backhand shot), and a more "subtle drive ability", which involves the smaller muscles and special movements such as gripping, grip maneuver and changes at grip level, according to the shot that is to be executed (Green, 1992 and Gidu, 2011).
The warriors took the lead once again in the 50th minute when Satbir Singh scored on a beautiful forehand shot.
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga * Andy Murray stretches to return a forehand shot during his win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.
1 converted an easy forehand shot for two break points at the start of the second set having taken the first.
Scores in the nerve-racking decider went neck and neck until 7-all when Arun took his chances and earned championship point with a cross-table forehand shot.
Robson came back to win the second set 6-2, but a slip stretching for a forehand shot left the 15-year-old requiring treatment from her fitness coach Floris Minnaert.
A beautiful lob that left Nadal stranded and an ace ensured Simonheld serve and again Nadal had to dig himself out of trouble, relying on a loose forehand shot by his opponent to maintain the status quo.
It is one of those tendons and its surroundings that are prone to damage on a mistimed forehand shot, generally with top spin, which Murray likes to apply.