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groundstroke Syllabification: ground·stroke
Pronunciation: /ˈɡroundstrōk/

Definition of groundstroke in English:


A stroke played after the ball has bounced, as opposed to a volley.
Example sentences
  • He's able to return everything that Clay throws at him whether it's a backhand or a forehand groundstroke.
  • Lingering there to trade groundstrokes, which Sampras would occasionally engage in and even enjoy, was not for McEnroe.
  • After losing the opening set, Pratt came out attacking early in the second set, matching Seles's powerful groundstrokes.
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