Dictionary of tennis terms

Tennis is a beautiful game. Did you know that literally the name of this sport translates as "playing the short ball", and in ancient times this little ball repulsed a racket, but just with your hands or with sticks. Today, all improved and in order not Sapucaia we represent - dictionary of tennis terms

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And in order to make you feel more comfortable and confident, we offer a dictionary of basic tennis terms.

  • ACE (Ace) – points earned by submitting at which the ball hit square, but has not been touched by a player of the receiving party.
  • Bagel is a dry set, which ended with the score 6:0.
  • The bekedam (Backhand) - dwukrotnie and one-handed backhand (for left handed - turn of the body to left side).
  • Smash is a strong shot over the head of the down ball.
  • Break - the situation when the game is won by the side that did not serve the ball.
  • Tie-break (tie-break) – this is an additional game, which will be determined the winner.
  • xt-decoration: underline;">Break point (Break point ) – the last ball in the game; the situation where the player receiving the serve can win the next ball and win the game.
  • Back spin (backspin) ‒ a kind of tennis shot with bottom spin.
  • The Challenger series competitions of the professional tennis players for a higher prize than the Satellite, under the auspices of the ITF.
  • Volley ‒ a kind of volley.
  • Winner – the ball won by flipping over the net if the opponent does not touch the ball.
  • Game – time period in the game, which is played 4 points; if both players scored 3 points, game is held to 2 points in a row recruited by one of the parties contests.
  • Game-ball - drawing decisive points.
  • Cross – kick, which he flies on the diagonal of the court.
  • Netball - winning points from a grid; the situation in the game when the ball flies to the opponent's side, touching the grid.
  • The reverse – a kind of kick when the ball beats the hand, the brush of which is rotated by the external side of the ball.
  • ">Drop-shot is a drop shot, after which the ball lands very close to the net on the enemy.
  • The playoffs – the competition, after which the loser would no longer participate in tournaments.
  • Candle — blow at high vertical flight path over the net.
  • Seth — the party; the player wins the set, if the first took a win in 6 games.


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