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With a mix of slice and chips, lobs and bunts, whippy half-volleys and wristy crosscourt ground strokes off both wings, Hsieh pushed Kerber to the extremes and unsettled her rhythm.
The preparation showed as her ground strokes were precise from the start, while unseeded Bilokin was prone to unforced errors throughout the one-sided first set.
Over the years, his brush strokes have become as admired in sports as Roger Federer’s ground strokes.
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First Known Use of ground stroke
GROUND STROKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ground stroke for English Language Learners
tennis : a stroke made by hitting a ball that has bounced off the ground
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