topspin


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top·spin

 (tŏp′spĭn′)
n.
Forward rotation imparted to a ball by a stroke, as in tennis.

topspin

(ˈtɒpˌspɪn)
n
(General Sporting Terms) sport spin imparted to make a ball bounce or travel exceptionally far, high, or quickly, as by hitting it with a sharp forward and upward stroke. Compare backspin

top•spin

(ˈtɒpˌspɪn)

n.
a spinning motion imparted to a ball that causes it to rotate forward.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topspin - forward spin (usually of a moving ball) that is imparted by an upward stroketopspin - forward spin (usually of a moving ball) that is imparted by an upward stroke
spin - a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
Translations

topspin

[ˈtɒpˌspɪn] n (Tennis) → effetto topspin
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I read another that explained the concept of topspin as though it were a physics computation.
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WOODFIELD YOUNGSTERS Tom Watson and Dan Jones were involved in a great set on Table One in the Woodfield Tuesday Singles League, with Watson forcing Jones back from the table with strong topspin on both wings, which resulted in some superb retrieving.
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Forehand drive, backhand topspin, fast serve, loops, pushes and underspins were all skills being learnt at free come-and-try family table tennis sessions organised through Dumfries and Galloway Council's Active Schools and Community Sport team.
Schiavone also had a great deal of variety in her game, hitting both heavy topspin and slice with her elegant one-handed backhand and also displaying skill at the net (most notably in her victory over Australia's Sam Stosur in the 2010 Roland Garros final).
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Hitting the right buttons will set you up for a topspin, lob or drop-shot, but there are a range of special moves to learn as well.
Nadal spoke highly of Marterer after seeing him play, referencing his big topspin and power, while describing him as a "dangerous opponent."
Asked what she'd learned from him Kasatkina said: "A lot, a topspin forehand, movement on the court and fighting spirit for sure.
Most published biomechanical analyses of table tennis techniques have examined topspin strokes, especially the topspin forehand, viewed by many as the most frequent and effective stroke in the game in the last few decades (Iino and Kojima, 2011; Kondric et al., 2007; Neal, 1991; Yoshida et al., 1996; Zhang et al., 2013).