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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Matteau broke up a pass in the Wolves defensive zone, swung into the corner to grab the loose puck and skated coast-to-coast around the Wild players to deposit a backhand shot between Andrew Hammond's pads.
Aqeel hit excellent return of serve and passed backhand shot to broke Muzamil service to make it 5-3 but Muzamil, who was sublime form, didn't miss the chance to hold his own game and took the set 6-3.
I totally understand why Steelers coach Tom Barrasso insists they are 'the best team in Britain.' Devils first goal was an absolute cracker when Myers kept possession behind the Steelers net, skated out in front and flipped a backhand shot into the net.
Andy Murray hits a backhand shot in a tennis match.
Kenya's Angela Okutoyi plays a backhand shot to Kenya's Shufaa Changawa during the Britam Kenya Open Championship women singles final at Nairobi Club on September 22, 2018.
Camille Serme goes for a backhand shot against Laura Massaro.
Hertl knocked a loose puck into the neutral zone where Couture collected it and went in on a breakaway, beating Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck with a backhand shot through the legs.
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 first penalty of the game saw Joe Coulter sent to the Shark's box on a high sticks minor in the sixth minute, Billingham punishing the transgression in seconds, as from the face off Daniel Palmebjork grabbed his first competitive goal for the Stars with another backhand shot from close range.
<BAndy Murray concentrates on a backhand shot as he reached the French Open Final for the first time by defeating Wawrinka in four sets
Blaze roared away in the second period with Walker cutting in from the wing and creating space to flip home a stunning backhand shot to make it 3-2.
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.