courtcraft

courtcraft

(ˈkɔːtˌkrɑːft)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the artifices and intrigues of a royal court
2. (General Sporting Terms) sport the ability and skill in the movements and positioning required on a sports court, esp a tennis court
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Experienced Farhan demonstrated brilliant courtcraft and powerful nicks and drops, won the first game against Lee Seungjoon without any trouble.
Owner: Courtcraft Limited (Tommy Smith) 2 Eden Star Barrie Draper This could be 'Jimmy's' final race.
Sindhu displayed good courtcraft and attacked with flair despite her Chinese opponent employing delaying tactics in an effort to slow down the game by frequently asking to change the shuttle.
7.58 (480m): Courtcraft Major, Pond Alesha, Elwick Archer, Shambo Shine, Consistency, Last Cigar (W).
In the final, Aditya exhibited sound temperament and good courtcraft to outplay Leon De Souza 21-16, 21-5.
He disguises the fact that he has elegance, skill, timing and courtcraft but he demonstrates his strength, pace and a competitive streak -- when the strain gets unable to bear, he enforces his will on you.
7.45 Heat 24: 1 vacant, 2 Boolavogue, 3 Klondike Highway, 4 Cabra Exclusive, 5 Karma Obama, 6 COURTCRAFT JAMIE.
At the moment, the talk is all about how Federer has redefined tennis greatness by his extraordinary skill, sublime courtcraft, deft footwork and above all sheer athleticism and unbelievable composure.
Their opponents cleverly varied the pace in gusty conditions, inflicting a salutary lesson in courtcraft.
12.27 (480m): Ultra Suzi Star, Courtcraft Major, Denwill Snowy, Cashen Zoey, Auction House, Hackas Wee Girl (W).
MariaSharapovais7-1forthe French Open, which starts on Sunday, after needing all her guile and courtcraft to thwart NaLi4-66-47-6intheRomefinal yesterday.
Woodman snatched the opening set and in the decider was denied three points to level at 5-5 thanks to Bray's extra experience and courtcraft.