tennis stroke

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tennis stroke the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket
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Usage

In literature:

Finally, the service is practically the only stroke in the game of Squash Tennis which permits you the luxury of time prior to hitting.
"Squash Tennis" by Richard C. Squires
Will you learn to play tennis from COVEY Or model your stroke on JAY GOULD?
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, March 28, 1917" by Various
Center your thought on your strokes and your tennis play will gradually improve.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
We was using a tennis-ball, and when we'd get in three strokes without missing we'd stop and shake hands.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
Three days later the lads quarrelled over a stroke at tennis, and Gaston struck Yvain a blow.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
It is also a term for a stroke in tennis (q.v.).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
The tennis men had a backstop ten feet high and an imaginary court where they practiced what strokes they could.
"Bert Wilson, Marathon Winner" by J. W. Duffield
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