Definition of racquetball
: a game similar to handball that is played on a 4-walled court with a short-handled racket and a larger ball; also : the ball used in this game
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Like thousands of tennis-playing baby boomers, Kennedy has fallen in love with pickleball, a combination of tennis, racquetball, table tennis and badminton that is spreading across America.
There’s a bowling alley, indoor shooting range and five-wall racquetball court.
Kimberly Vandergriff of Birmingham, along with partner Beverly Supanick, won bronze in the women's doubles racquetball competition for ages 55-59.
The Elvis the Entertainer Career Museum is home to a floor-to-ceiling collection of Presley’s awards, including gold and platinum records that had been on display at Graceland’s racquetball court.
In 2016, Nyad and her best friend, Bonnie Stoll, a former professional racquetball player and the leader of Nyad's Cuba expedition, launched EverWalk, an initiative that aims to get Americans on their feet.
In 2016, Nyad and her best friend, Bonnie Stoll, a former professional racquetball player and the leader of Nyad’s Cuba expedition, launched EverWalk, an initiative that aims to get Americans on their feet.
The two pickleball courts accompany two tennis courts, three handball/racquetball courts, two playgrounds, two picnic tables, a small grill, a multi-sport rebound wall and restrooms.
On Monday, the Broncos gathered for their usual team meeting in the racquetball court at the team headquarters.
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Definition of racquetball for English Language Learners
: a game played on a court with four walls by two or four players who use rackets to hit a soft ball against the walls
: the ball that is used in racquetball
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