forehand shot

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Synonyms for forehand shot

(sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)

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Saugus' Nadia Sakhakorn hits a forehand shot against Valencia's Michelle Stock.
And Dementieva wrapped up the set when Kapros's forehand shot down the line fell well wide.
But top seed Graf, relying on a strong serve and brilliant attacking game, fought back to go 1-0 up, taking a tense, eight-minute game with a winning forehand shot.
Westboro freshman sensation Sumukh Pathi, who has a very strong forehand shot, lost his first match of the season to Longmeadow's Ross Kamin.
Novak Djokovic hits a forehand shot against Andy Murray during their quarterfinal showdown in the Sony Open in Key Biscayne.
Further work is clearly needed to fully understand the interaction between grip pressure and forehand shot performance, particularly with vary racket technology in mind.
Even a simple thing as reaching for a forehand shot was very painful," he said.
Novak Djokovic plays a forehand shot during his match against Mardy Fish
And just three games into the second set, Mauresmo was again allowed to break her opponent when the Serbo-Montenegrin once more rushed a forehand shot on a crucial point.
Lindsay Davenport hits a forehand shot during her second-round victory over Karolina Sprem on Wednesday at the Acura Classic in Carlsbad.
ADVANTAGE HENMAN: Tim Henman stretches for a forehand shot during his match with Andre Sa
Not only that, every time I stretched for a forehand shot I would experience some pain," he said.
And where Murray was profligate with his chances, Del Potro was clinical with his and a passing forehand shot down the line earned him a 4-2 lead, and there was no way back for the world No.
It is one of those tendons and its surroundings that are prone to be damaged on a mistimed forehand shot, generally with top spin, which Murray likes to apply.
Twelfth seed Paradorn Srichaphan plays a forehand shot during his straight-sets victory over Rafael Nadal yesterday