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MY TENNIS AND PADDLE DICTIONARY
  • SMASH
  • Shoot made from top to bottom, with a similar movement to the service, usually in response to a rival globe. Can be used from anywhere in the court

my tennis and paddle dictionary


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ACE

Service of a player that the rival player can't answer or touch.

 

ALLEY

Space between the line of single and the line of doubles.

 

APPROACH

It is called this way the approach shot is made between the baseline and the kick to take an offensive position on the track.

 

ATP

Association of Tennis Professionals.

 

AMERICAN TWIST

Service with a lot of spin that makes the ball bounce very high.

 

ALTERNATE

It is the name given to the players enrolled in a tournament and are outside the direct entry list to the main or classification) box and are likely to come if there is any cancellation.

 

AUSTRALIAN FORMATION

It is when in a doubles match the team to serve are positioned on the same side of the track one at the baseline and the other one in the background.

 

AUSTRALIAN GRIP

Grip between the Eastern and Continental to facilitate the serve and volley game. It was initially developed in Australia to play on grass

 


DO YOU KNOW WHAT?

In the 1938 edition of Wimbledon, the German Gottfried von Cramm, was destined to be the top seed, but did not participate in the tournament. He could not, because he was in jail. Why?, Was accused of homosexuality by the nazi regime for embrace his rival after having lost the Davis Cup final in 1937, played by German and the United States.