Definition of crosscourt in English:


Syllabification: cross·court
Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsˌkôrt

adverb & adjective

  • (Of a stroke in tennis and other racket sports) hit diagonally across the court: [as adjective]: a crosscourt volley
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    • He throws in an emphatic backhand volley and a fine cross-court forehand as he holds without dropping a point.
    • He hit a backhand cross-court winner to end the first set.
    • His hits his strokes cross-court and down the line.


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  • A crosscourt stroke in tennis and other racket sports.
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    • A series of high crosscourts to his backhand flank resulted in loose replies.
    • He preferred an aggressive game based on length drives, deep crosscourts, and attacking boasts.
    • She gets good torque on her backhand rails and crosscourts.

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