tennis shot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tennis shot the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket
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Quotations

  • Virginia Graham
    Virginia Graham
    “Good shot, bad luck and hell are the five basic words to be used in a game of tennis, though these, of course, can be slightly amplified.”

Usage

In literature:

Corner Shots: Again, unlike Squash Racquets, the Squash Tennis corner shots rarely result in an outright winner.
"Squash Tennis" by Richard C. Squires
For the rest he played polo well, shot excellently at the traps, was good at tennis, golf, bridge.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
He was an adept at tennis and golf and a first-rate shot.
"In the Field (1914-1915)" by Marcel Dupont
For Eric was a champion tennis-player, hockey-player, baseballist, boxer, swimmer, runner, jumper, shot-putter.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
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In news:

Belarus' Victoria Azarenka hits a return shot to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their women's singles final match at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing Sunday, Oct 7, 2012.
The Best Table Tennis Shot You'll See All Day.
What's Trending with Pamela: 9-4-12: DNC, Michael Clarke Duncan, Amazing Table Tennis Shot , Angry Freddie.
Scott Freedman , right, and Kent Seton, return a shot during Sunday's Men's Pro final at the Michelob Ultra 40th annual National Beach Paddle Tennis tournament.
In this Jan 7, 2012, Gilles Simon of France, reacts after playing a shot in his semifinal match against Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine, at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia.
John Isner, of the United States, returns a shot during a semifinal against Andy Roddick, of the United States, at the Atlanta Open tennis tournament, Saturday, July 21, 2012 in Atlanta.
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia during their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, Calif.
Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain plays a shot during the match between Sabine Lisicki of Germany during the Day 3 of China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 1, 2012 in Beijing, China.
I don't watch much Tennis, typically only the grand slam events, but you have to see this shot from Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov.
Andy Roddick returns a shot during the final match against Gilles Muller at the Atlanta Open tennis tournament, Sunday, July 22, 2012 in Atlanta.
Photo by Joseph Bell Johnsonburg's Shane Bickford returns a shot Thursday afternoon during tennis action against Bradford.
Gilles Simon of France plays a shot against Go Soeda of Japan during their men's singles second round match at the ATP PTT Thailand Open tennis tournament in Bangkok on Sept 27, 2012.
Austin Waara returns a shot during tennis action at Nelson Field last week.
CB East High School student William Dubiel is focused as he returns a shot while playing against Mark Rubino, a CB East teacher, Tuesday night during a table tennis tournament.
The Greatest Shot in the History of Paralympic Table Tennis .
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