drop volley

noun

Definition of drop volley 

: a drop shot made on a volley in tennis

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Bolelli produced a drop volley winner for a 6-3 lead in the tiebreaker, but Nadal discarded that trio of set points with an ace, a backhand volley winner and an inside-out forehand winner. New York Times, "Nadal Nearly Loses a Set; Sharapova Nearly Loses Her Match," 29 May 2018

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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