Definition of 'backhand'
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He has a good serve and a good backhand.The Sun (2008)
He netted a tame backhand service return on the next point and the force was with his opponent again.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Once again there were 40 backhand errors.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2008)
Ah, that terrible ballooning backhand error on match point.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But it's more difficult to play the backhand shot.The Sun (2012)
He has to hit the backhand, because my ball has to be good enough to push him back.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He duly pocketed the second set when a backhand service return from the American flew wildly from the frame.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He stepped into the court, opened up his shoulders and unleashed a bullet of a backhand return across court.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
His strengths are his serve and volley, but he also possess one of the most elegant backhand slices in tennis.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A lot of the guys who play the backhand with just one hand struggle when the ball kicks up high on that wing.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
If you are a right-hander, that is also your backhand side.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2015)
So I play to your backhand.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Her husband emerges from the house, dressed in tennis whites, practising a few backhand strokes in the air.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He came out with a decidedly retro game, a one-handed backhand and a pronounced taste for following the big serve with a volley.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Once more it was the forehand, a less flashy stroke than her backhand but a more reliable one, that did the job.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
On tennis A good backhand is fantastic because it goes away from your body unlike the the forehand, which crosses over you.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Definition of backhand from the Collins English Dictionary