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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In all my years around handball, I don't recall seeing many players intentionally hitting the ball with the mechanics used for a backhand shot in tennis.
Accuracy of the cross-court backhand shot however, improves in both groups at moderate levels of fatigue compared to rest.
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.
1 goalies, but the Kings struck first Thursday when Alexander Frolov picked up a puck at center ice, split two defenders and scored on a backhand shot.
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.
Patrick Kane filled up half his personal highlight reel one game into the season, scoring a goal on a filthy backhand shot off the crossbar in the second period and setting up four others, two on brilliant backhand feeds.
British No 1 Andy Murray plays a backhand shot during his Australian Open men's singles final against Novak Djokovic at Melbourne Park yesterday
Richardson's empty net goal clinched victory as he struck with a backhand shot which went the length of the ice into Fife's goal.
He beat Regan with a terrific backhand shot that hit the top corner of the net.
James Ward of Great Britain plays a backhand shot against Blaz Rola of Slovenia during their first round match on <Bday one of the Aegon Championships at Queens Club yesterday Steve Bardens
Taylor Doherty cut in from the right point, and McKenna stopped his backhand shot.