Definition of 'baseline'
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Each player will have a baseline health assessment before each season. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For too long most top tennis has been played from the baseline. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The baseline game is itself ground out - too physically punishing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is up to me to try and use my all-round game against his baseline game. The Sun (2007)It's a game of movement and the baseline game. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With the rackets, baseline tennis is the quickest way to success. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At a time when most women played from the baseline, she moved forward to the net. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Lose a point and she would simply grit her teeth, march across the baseline and play the next. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have been doing a very good job not only with my service but backing it up with good baseline play. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I'm not going to beat him playing from the baseline and waiting for him to miss. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What I don't want to see him do is play the majority of his tennis from the baseline. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'baseline'
British English: baseline NOUN
The baseline of a tennis, badminton, or basketball court is one of the lines at each end of the court that mark the limits of play.
When she served, she usually stayed on the baseline.
Definition of baseline from the Collins English Dictionary
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