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Definition(s):

  • (n) a soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net

Usage(s):

  1. No one loves hitting the perfect angles on the move off your drop shot, your lob, your slice more than him.
  2. But now, capitalizing on her two-fisted backhand and a deadly drop shot, she is taking more chances.
  3. Sensing Nadal's predicament, his opponent, Mariano Puerta of Argentina, finessed a pretty drop shot just over the net, a sure winner.

News

  1. Del Potro suffers injury fright beating Zemlja

    LONDON (Reuters) - Eighth seed Juan Martin Del Potro suffered an injury scare after moving into the last 16 at Wimbledon on Saturday with a straight sets win against Slovenia's Grega Zemlja. Del Potro fell awkwardly chasing down a drop shot in the third set, receiving treatment and taking a medical timeout before wrapping up a 7?5 7?6(3) 6?0 win. "I will see the doctor after here, because I was ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Tennis-Del Potro suffers injury fright beating Zemlja

    LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) - Eighth seed Juan Martin Del Potro suffered an injury scare after moving into the last 16 at Wimbledon on Saturday with a straight sets win against Slovenia's Grega Zemlja. Del Potro fell awkwardly chasing down a drop shot in the third set, receiving treatment and taking a medical timeout before wrapping up a 7-5 7-6(3) 6-0 win. "I will see the doctor after here ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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