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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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The purpose of this study was to confirm relationships between (1) five measures of racquet kinematics, near impact, during the forehand groundstroke (hitting zone length, racquet head impact angle, racquet trajectory before impact (relative to horizontal), and racquet horizontal and vertical velocity before impact) and (2) two response variables (forehand groundstroke accuracy and ball TAV).
Just the other month on grass in Germany, during a 56-minute hammering from Florian Mayer, he attacked the turf and the net with another of his racquets so aggressively he was penalised with the loss of an entire game in a 6-0 6-4 thrashing.
Auctioneer Nick Davies of Fieldings Auctioneers in Stourbridge, which is selling the famous dress and racquet
You can have an adult who may have played tennis his whole life but without coaching, he may have bad habits with respect to the game which could be more difficult to undo and teach the correct way than somebody who's never picked up a racquet before.
Speaking on the occasion of the unveiling of the huge racquet, a proud Nabeel Ali bin Ali said: "We have been organising the squash events for about two decades.
At the time there was no proof the racquet was owned by McEnroe, whose infamous on-court tantrums included "You cannot be serious
At the time there was no proof the racquet had been owned by McEnroe, whose infamous on-court tantrums included his "You cannot be serious
Obviously, someone who has never played a match with an unfamiliar racquet or poor footwear, otherwise they would know that the right equipment plays a huge role in how you perform on court.
It invites people to use half a tennis racquet to return serve from a machine that lobs tennis balls at them.
His loss to Gulbis was the only time he has used his Head racquet in competition.
JOHN WHITE, the world's hardest hitter, just got more powerful - thanks to the brand new Prince O3 Black squash racquet.