forehand drive

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(sports) hard straight return made on the forehand side (as in tennis or badminton or squash)

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The last two occurred after Voinea went a mini-break up at 4-3 when Henman had netted a forehand drive during a baseline rally.
forehand drive and a brilliant one-handed backhand crosscourt shot.
But an uncharacteristic forehand drive into the net put Pliskova four points to five down in the tie-break, an opportunity Halep took well by winning the next pair of points on her serve.
2005) Variable practice in learning the forehand drive in tennis.
She held to love, then broke Dementieva in the fifth game, despite suffering a heavy fall when she was wrong-footed by a forehand drive from the Russian.
TENNIS ace Maria Sharapova is famous for her forehand drive - but now she is backing a drive of an altogether different kind.
Johnson put paid to Thorpe's hopes of a second win, when in four games, with his forehand drive down Thorpe's backhand proving to be a winner, he clinched victory for the team.
They roared as Tim's forehand drive ended Ferreira's brave battle and he responded in kind - pumping his as he let rip a victory yell.
A study of the tennis serve and the squash forehand drive by Marshall & Elliott (2000) included long axis rotations, an important factor for describing the complexity of tennis strokes, which was often neglected in previous proximal-to-distal sequencing studies.
They roared as Henman's forehand drive ended Ferreira's brave battle and he responded in kind - pumping his arm as he let rip a victory yell.
Knudson, D (1990) Intrasubject variability of upper extremity angular kinematics in the tennis forehand drive.
Rob Lindley and Andy Walker (B team) showed some early resistance against the first pair but ultimately failed to tame Constance's thunderous forehand drive.
The eight-times grand slam winner turned away two set points in the first 8-6 tiebreaker and eight more in the second set, including four in the final 9-7 tiebreak, which ended with a Venus forehand drive landing beyond the baseline.
Some phenomenal retrieving and aggressive returning culminated in a forehand drive volley, a break back and an icy stare at his opponent.
However, Rusedski pulled it back with a booming forehand drive down the line and then got a break in front with a contested line decision.