backhand shot

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

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"Obviously he got used to the racquet change and I think he's swinging through the backhand shot much better now.
In tennis, one can readily see how players, especially novices, can sustain the problem due to the repeated overstress placed on the outside of the wrist with the backhand shot. However, tennis players with good technique and physical conditioning don't encounter this problem since they position themselves correctly and use proper stroke mechanics for their backhand shots.
The Vipers then added their second marker of the evening as, against the run of play, Todd Griffith's wide net drive allowed him to out-skate Graeme Walton before cutting into the slot and roofing a backhand shot past Craze.
Andy Murray plays a backhand shot against Jesse Huta Galung
He converted the second for a 5-1 lead after Murray had fired a weak backhand shot into the net and then Schuettler served out to love for the first set.
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.
The Serbian player, however, sealed the next game with a backhand shot to clinch the first set which lasted 39 minutes.
That backhand shot has been a shot that I've been doing my whole life, since I was 7 years old, so it's always been something I've worked on."
Peng Shuai stretches for a backhand shot against Viktoria Kuzmova during the 21st Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge final at the Habtoor Grand Hotel in Dubai Marina yesterday.
class="MsoNormalKenya's Angela Okutoyi plays a backhand shot to Shufaa Ruwa Changawa during Britam Kenya Open Championship Women Singles Finals at Nairobi Club on September 22nd 2018.
Tomas Hertl made a play to help spring Couture, who slid a backhand shot under Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom for his team-leading ninth goal of the season.
It was something of a surprise, therefore, that Penarth took the lead against the run of play, stand-in captain Chris Baker picking up a midfield ball from returning leader Tom Haran, before beating a number of students and firing a backhand shot into the roof of the net from a tight angle.