ground stroke


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

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The skills test measured the accuracy and consistency of service and forehand and backhand ground stroke to both sides of the court.
After a long rally of stinging ground strokes, Nadal pummelled a forehand winner on to the Federer baseline before Federer won the next four points.
In the tie-break, Yasir again took control of the match by hitting powerful ground strokes to win the set and match 7-6.
Ito said: "Agassi was so aggressive on the return and had good ground strokes.
Petrillo has a great net game, while Nolan has outstanding lobs and ground strokes.
He sent Lorenzi scampering around the court with his penetrating ground strokes from both sides and the Italian quickly caved in under Djokovic's relentless pressure and temperatures in excess of 30 degrees.
13 seed with an impressive array of ground strokes and consistent serving.
She took advantage of a lapse from Goerges to win the decisive break in the second set, and maintained her momentum with some lovely ground strokes.
Anderson clinched the first set with a crucial break but, after a rain delay at the start of the second, Dimitrov became more composed and started to reel off some of the ground strokes that have seen him branded 'Baby Fed'' due to comparisons between his game and that of Roger Federer.
Anderson clinched the first set with a crucial break, but, after a rain delay at the start of the second, Dimitrov became more composed and started to reel off some of the ground strokes that have seen him branded 'Baby Fed' due to comparisons between his game and that of Roger Federer.
The 24-year-old dovetailed his heavy serving with some punishing ground strokes to see off his doubles partner in well under an hour, and pocket a $2,000 check.
With his fluent ground strokes and aggressive approach, Yuki dictated the proceedings.
I don't feel it on my ground strokes so much, I feel it when I'm serving.
A single early break earned third seed Murray the first set and his powerful serving and fierce ground strokes had him soon in control of the second.
Aqeel, featuring in his third successive games, had a little clue to handle speedy serve, ground strokes and vollies form Shun to make his exit from the last 32 stage.
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