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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International Tennis Federation (ITF) President David Haggerty plays a forehand shot at the Nairobi Club on April 25, 2018 during a tour of tennis facilities.
Rafael Nadal powers a forehand shot against Kevin Anderson in the semi-finals at the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Centre.
Andy Murray returns a forehand shot to Kyle Edmund during the Citi Open in Washington.
Rafael Nadal unleashes a fierce forehand shot in his win over Dudi Sela
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.
'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 (Calota, 2016).
Below are some tips on how to hit the driver more consistently.For a right handed golfer: Ball position just inside left heel Right shoulder lower than left shoulder Weight slightly more on right side Turn, don't sway (back and through) Swing the club shallow (low) through impactI feel the strongest part of my game is driving, I don't over-think the shot but I do make sure I take the club away slowly and with good 'width'.At impact try to hit the ball like a tennis player hits a 'forehand shot', down the line the racket travels upwards when hitting the ball It is vital to tee the ball at a good height so don't be reluctant to tee it up high.
The warriors took the lead once again in the 50th minute when Satbir Singh scored on a beautiful forehand shot.
JUMP TO IT: A long jumper from Wirral attempts to make a big leap Code GAV060712 YOUTHGAMES-12 THROW TIME: Pupils representing Halton in action in the javelin Code GAV060712YOUTHGAMES- ACE TIME: A St Helens tennis player shows her skills FOCUSED: A pupil representing Halton in the tennis returns the ball Code GAV060712YOUTHGAMES-4 SMASHING TIME: A table tennis player representing Liverpool plays a forehand shot Code GAV060712YOUTHGAMES-17 PASS: Sefton (yellow) and Liverpool compete in a netball match Code GAV060712YOUTHGAMES- CHEER WE GO: Some of the Wirral team enjoying the Merseyside Youth Games Code GAV060712YOUTHGAMES-13
* France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga * Andy Murray stretches to return a forehand shot during his win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.