A volley played close to the net whereby the player allows the racket to be knocked backwards by the ball and sends it only just back over the net.
More example sentences
- There was a beautiful stop volley, a shot so delicate that the ball barely seemed to contact the strings at all.
- If the shot has very little pace and/or excessive backspin, the stop volley will probably drop into the net.
- He plays a lunge stop volley which lands and spins back onto his side of the court.
Definition of stop volley in:
- The US English dictionary