backhand shot


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Synonyms for backhand shot

a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke

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The 'accuracy', 'consistency' and 'out' percentages for both forehand shots combined, backhand shots combined and all shots combined are presented in Table 2.
Adam Seward's goal 27 seconds into the final period made the score 4-3, and McCracken's backhand shot six minutes later tied the game at 4-4.
In the women's final Hingis dominated from the first game, when she broke the 25-year-old Spaniard's service, to the last when Martinez put a backhand shot wide to lose her serve again.
The wrist shot and backhand shot don't generate the power of a slap shot but can often be more effective because you're able to get the puck off your stick more quickly because there's little to no backswing.
Ginand got his second a few minutes later after a great backhand shot by Tanaka rang off the post and it fell to the league's leading scorer.
Taylor Doherty cut in from the right point, and McKenna stopped his backhand shot.
He missed his first efforts, but switched to a backhand shot for the second and put the bowl straight down the middle.
OUT THE TOP FOUR Andy Murray hits a backhand shot during a practice session in Melbourne yesterday.
A Dementieva double fault at 5-5 gave Williams the chance to serve for the match but the Russian hit back immediately with a searing backhand shot to set up a tiebreaker which she clinched when Venus also served a double fault.
Simon Hehir got the Bombers off to a great start when he took on the Hawks defence behind their net, gained possession and lifted a backhand shot high into the net.
Draper slipped a backhand shot through Cloutier's pads to tie the game 1-1, 9:44 into the period.
Gilles Simon plays a backhand shot during his victory over Tomas Berdych yesterday
Ashley Tait equalised with a backhand shot, Trondheim regaining the advantage through Kent Andre Dahl.
The Briton was always playing catch-up after that and at 5-6 down was broken when Nalbandian sent a fierce backhand shot flying past him to take the match.
He won his second game of the match with an ace before Costa's too-long backhand shot allowed him to lead 2-0 for the first time in the clash.