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standing three feet high, divides the court into two halves; the ball must be hit over this for each shot
the line running parallel to the net that marks the boundary on the length of the court
the 2 lines that run perpendicular to the net and mark the boundary on the width of the court; they vary for singles and doubles
the additional area on the sides of the court used in doubles play
the line running parallel to the net that marks the end of the two service boxes
the area which a serve must land for the play to continue
the line running perpendicular to the net that divides the 2 service boxes
line dividing the service area into 2 halves
a serve landing in the service box that an opponent cannot touch or return with his/her racquet
a player comfortable in all areas of the court
a groundstroke hit on a player's non-dominant side; can be hit with one or two hand grip
a player who rarely plays close to the net during a match
two consecutive serves that do not land in the service box; results in a point for the server's opponent
a short shot designed to hit the court just past the net on the opponent's side
used to break a tie for a game
the player who wins the deuce is said to have what?
a serve that does not land in the service box
a groundstroke hit on the player's dominant side, usually with a one-hand grip
a unit of scoring; the first player to win four points wins what?
six games are needed to win a _____.
a ball hit after one bounce
a ball hit immediately after it bounces on the court
a serve that bounces off the top of the net
any shot except a serve that bounces off the top of the net
a high loopy shot meant to go over the head of a player at the net
a unit of scoring; the first person to win 2 of 3 or 5 sets wins this and play is complete
a ball returned with a serving motion, usually following a poorly hit lob close to the net
a shot from the backcourt that is designed to go past an opponent at the net
anytime the ball does not go over the net and land in the opponent's court, this is scored
the act of hitting the ball back and forth over the net
a shot that starts a point; hit from behind the baseline into the opposite service box
a player who who goes straight to the net after he/she has served
a unit of scoring; the first player to win 6 games wins this
a shot that uses backspin to create a low bounce and travels back in the direction from where it came
a groundstroke hit before the ball is bounced
additional game used to break a tie in a set; Service alternates after each odd-numbered point and players switch sides of the court every six points. One player wins by capturing at least seven points, while earning at least two more points than his opponent.
a shot that spins end-over-end and bounces very high in the direction it was hit upon impact
a ball that is not kept in play that should have been
a ball that is hit in midair, before it bounces on the hitter's side of the court
a shot other than a serve that lands on the opponent's side and cannot be hit by the opposing player
how long is the court?
how wide is the court?
how tall is the net?
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