Definition of baseliner
: a tennis player who stays on or near the baseline and seldom moves to the net
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In successfully slowing down the rallies, Federer was able to combat Čilić’s heavy hitting with slice and spin, taking advantage of the already damp conditions, which helped keep the pace favorable against an aggressive, offensive baseliner.
Despite suffering a bagel -- or 6-0 set -- for the second straight day, the Japanese baseliner rallied to beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6 6-4 6-4 6-0.
Young described Kovacevic as a tenacious baseliner who possesses a great forehand and can create all sorts of angles.
Pavlyuchenkova, a powerful 25-year-old Russian baseliner trying to reach her first semifinal, pushed her hard throughout, but Williams was the more aggressive and reliable force.
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