Examples of forehand in a Sentence
She hit a forehand across the court.
Recent Examples of forehand from the Web
When Isner’s final forehand sailed wide, Anderson could have been excused for doing cartwheels or at the very least multiple fist pumps on the grass.
With clubbing forehands, Nadal streaked ahead 4-0 in the second set and did the same in the third, before Gasquet finally held serve after a long fifth game.
Early in Roddick’s career, his mammoth serve and forehand had commentators struggling to come up with historical comparisons.
Murphy, whose forehand slice down the line remains his ticket to pickleball paradise, finally gets to play.
In total, the eight-time champion lost just nine of 61 points on his serve and broke Lacko five times, including with a forehand winner to close out the match.
Djokovic slapped back a reckless forehand that, improbably, landed for a winner.
On break point in the ensuing game, with a short forehand and Williams out of position, Barty directed her shot at her opponent instead of putting it away down the line.
Her main objective: Crush every forehand and backhand her coach sent her way.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'forehand.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
FOREHAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forehand for English Language Learners
sports : a way of hitting a ball in tennis and similar games in which the palm of the hand holding the racket is turned in the direction of the ball
FOREHAND Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up forehand? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).