backhand stroke

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Noun1.backhand stroke - a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the strokebackhand stroke - 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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The 37-year-old Swiss player saved two break points in the opening game but was eventually broken when his backhand stroke landed long.
In spite of the name, this problem is not limited to tennis players, although it typically arises from repeated usage of a tennis backhand stroke with inadequate method.
He had manoeuvred the Swiss master into position for the kill and fired a shot at his opponent's body which left him no time to react with either a forehand or backhand stroke.
Mallik sees usually aren't using their whole body in their swing, and the tennis players have usually been using the incorrect backhand stroke. "An important part of treating their injuries is trying to get them in a program where their golf swing or tennis stroke can be filmed and analyzed to see if they are moving improperly," Dr.
One of the first women to use the backhand stroke in tennis, her brother Hylton Punch Philipson kept wicket for England.
Wild card Andy Murray plays a backhand stroke on his way to a quarter-final win over Robby Ginepri yesterday
Some athletes watch videotapes of a single physical skill, such as a backhand stroke in tennis, being performed with perfect technique.
A maximum of 20 points could be obtained for each of the forehand and backhand stroke tests.
We saw -- and studied -- every great player in the world and even wound up with a permanent hero: a tall, lean, red-haired, good-humored young guy with a powerful first serve, a fine forehand, good if not spectacular speed, and positively the greatest backhand stroke on earth.
* Chris Evert popularized the two-handed backhand stroke. She won at least one of the grand slam singles tities for thirteen consecutive years.
Beginners should learn a two-handed backhand stroke. If you aren't sure about your form, get some professional advice.
The 53rd minute saw Rupinder turn provider as his pass into the striking circle saw Dilpreet Singh score off a backhand stroke to extend India's lead further to seventeen goals.