ground stroke


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ground stroke

n.
A swing of a tennis racquet at a ball that has bounced from the ground.

ground stroke

n
(Tennis) tennis any return made to a ball that has touched the ground, as opposed to a volley

ground′ stroke`


n.
a tennis stroke made by hitting the ball after it has bounced from the ground.
[1890–95]

ground stroke

Any stroke played after the ball has bounced once on the court.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ground stroke - a tennis return made by hitting the ball after it has bounced once
return - a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"
volley - a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces
Translations

ground stroke

n (Tennis) → colpo di rimbalzo
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