Definition of cross-court in English:

cross-court

Line breaks: cross-court

adverb & adjective

  • (Of a stroke in tennis and other racket sports) hit diagonally across the court: [as adjective]: a cross-court 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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