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tennis racquet

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adjective A descriptive term referring to a relatively elongated cell, lesion, structure or radiologic density that is globose at one end and constricted and elongated at the other, fancifully likened to the racquet used in tennis.
 
Sports
noun A sports device used to play tennis. First made of laminated wood, these gave way, in succession, to steel, aluminium and finally carbon-fibre composites. Stringing material was once made exclusively from natural gut; nylon and polyester synthetics are now preferred
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We are proud to be the first to own this racquet and hope to attract people to the sport through this initiative.
Sam, now 17, was startled to learn his racquet is an antique worth a five-figure sum.
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Answers on a postcard, with your name and address, to: Racquet Club Competition, Retail Therapy, PO Box 48, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L69 3EB.
Borg, 49, said yesterday: "After great consideration I have decided I will never sell my Wimbledon trophies and racquets.
Racquetball is a gentler form of squash where players use racquets with smaller handles but bigger heads and a larger ball which has more bounce to reduce risk of injury.
1989) found that expert tennis players fixate their eyes more on the opponent's arm and racquet whereas novices fixate primarily on the ball.
3 Hit the balloon with the racquet, using an underhand motion.
So get out your racquet, find a practice area, and let's go
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But a powerful racquet stroke relies particularly on two large, fin-shaped chest muscles--one on the left side of the body and the other on the right--called the pectoralis major.