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  • n  an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc
  • n  the act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc
  • v  propel in a high arc
    lob the tennis ball

  • Rosewall could rarely pass him; when he tried to lob over him.
  • The sensors are fine enough that you can scoop under the ball to lob it, or slice it for spin.
  • No less a student of American mores than Art Buchwald (a tennis player noted for his murderous lob) recently observed that in Washington, at least, the latest problem for .
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  • Pirates 6, Dodgers 3
    DP_Pittsburgh 2. LOB_Los Angeles 5, Pittsburgh 6. 2B_Ad.Gonzalez (14), Mercer (7), G.Jones (15). HR_Presley (2), P.Alvarez (15). SB_Puig (1). S_Cole. HBP_by Greinke (Walker). WP_Greinke.
    June 16, 2013 - Erie Times-News
  • Athletics 10, Mariners 2<<
    DP_Seattle 1, Oakland 2. LOB_Seattle 5, Oakland 10. 2B_Cespedes (9), Donaldson (20), S.Smith (16), Sogard (9). 3B_Reddick (1). HR_Moss (12), Donaldson (10), S.Smith (6), Reddick (3). S_Rosales. SF_Jaso.
    June 16, 2013 - KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
  • Reds 5, Brewers 1
    E—Weeks (7). LOB—Milwaukee 6, Cincinnati 7. 2B—Lucroy (7), D.Robinson (4), Cozart (14), Hannahan (3), Hanigan (3). HR—C.Gomez (12), Bruce (12). S—Cueto.
    June 16, 2013 - Chambersburg Public Opinion

  • Tommy Haas in Newsday
    The second lob, I felt, 'OK, let's try it again,' Haas said. "If I'd lost that point, I think the crowd would've gone absolutely ballistic and that might have given him an extra edge, the adrenaline to maybe ...... who knows? I mean, it's...
  • Lee Westwood in Sky News
    I was looking for something like 96 or 97 yards to the front (of the green) and I got 100,said Westwood. "I was caught between sand iron and lob wedge (for the third shot) and I don't really want to hit lob wedge hard, because anything...
  • Rees Jones in SportingNews.com
    They're going to have to lob shots or pitch shots into slopes,Jones said. "They'll have a lot of options."

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