Unit 3, Lesson 3
Terms in this set (20)
Means the balls lose speed as they hit the court and bounce relatively high, making it more difficult for a player to return the shot
Line calls are easily renewable because the ball leaves a visible mark
Fast because the ball stays low and fast
Bounces depend on how healthy the grass is and how recently it has been mowed
a tennis term describing the tennis swing on the strong side of the body
a tennis term describing a tennis swing on the weak side of the body (opposite of racquet hand)
the result of the ball touching the net and landing inside the service box; no penalty
the result of the ball touching the net and landing outside the service box
the result of the ball touching the net and landing outside the service box twice in a row; results in the loss of a point
To win the game, how many points does a player have to be winning by?
a tennis term to describe a game tied 40-40
a tennis term that designates that one of the players must only score one more point to win the game
part of a tennis match that is won when one player or couple wins a minimum of six games
a tennis term meaning one game will be played until one player gets to seven points, winning by two to decide who wins a tied set; the serve switches sides after every two serves
How many sets must a player win in order to win a match in men's professional tennis?
How many sets must a player win in order to win a match in women's professional tennis?
a good serve that is not returnable