ground stroke

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a tennis return made by hitting the ball after it has bounced once

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Groundstroke accuracy (range of shots) was assessed against a tennis ball service machine and service accuracy was determined using a scoring system developed by the researchers.
In a final of astonishing quality, the two players traded heavy groundstrokes from the back of the court with little to separate the top two in the world.
The forehand groundstroke is used in the rally based design of the ForeGround test to assess performance because of its dominance above other strokes in a given rally (Elliott et al.
For the first set, Federer showed all those qualities, romping through it in 37 minutes as his groundstrokes pounded the lines.
Rochus dominated most of the exchanges from the baseline, hitting groundstrokes with considerable power.
Because while Nadal is more relaxed in trading clay-court groundstrokes with the Javean, in yesterday's hard-court meeting it was Ferrer who was made fewer mistakes.
The 27-year-old Spaniard did not lose a single point on serve in the first set, with Fognini pushed to the limit by the top seed's powerful groundstrokes.
After a post-Wimbledon dip in form which saw Kvitova suffer early exits in Montreal and Cincinnati, the left-handed ace was back to her best on Tuesday night when her serve and groundstrokes both clicked to devastating effect.
Djokovic's return of serve and groundstrokes remain his biggest weapons, while his service, movement and backhand have improved greatly in recent years and now matches the best in the sport.
Baltacha simply could not cope with the groundstrokes of last year's runner-up to lose 6-1 6-2 on the Rod Laver Arena.
It took a while for Clijsters to find the range with her groundstrokes against the ninth-seeded Dane, who was appearing in her first Grand Slam championship match.
Alaf was in eloquent form as his hard-hitting groundstrokes on either flank exposed the lack of court movement and physical strength of his opponent.
Kuznetsova's superior groundstrokes gave her the first set but wayward shot selection combined with intelligent tactical play from Japan's Date Krumm saw the match go to a final set.
He plays equally well on any surface, he has a big serve, great groundstrokes.
But Sharapova looked much more secure, powering groundstrokes, and after she held for 3-1 she wasted little time racing through the rest of the first set.