service box

noun

Definition of service box 

: the area in which a player stands while serving in various court games (such as squash or handball)

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Domestic box office data comes from online box-office reporting service Box Office Mojo and is not adjusted for inflation. Charles Stockdale, USA TODAY, "The 100 best animated movies of all time," 12 June 2018 What can be done that can be implemented even at a club level, assuming shorter service boxes/taller nets are out? —Jon B., Seattle, Wa. Jon Wertheim, SI.com, "Mailbag: What Is the Ideal Build for a Tennis Player in Today's Game?," 21 Feb. 2018 The children were assessed twice for Glenohumeral range of motion and isometric strength of the bilateral (dominant and non-dominant sides) shoulder-complex muscles, after all players warmed-up with rallies in the service boxes. NOLA.com, "Optimum Performance: Finding 5-year-old elite tennis players," 3 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of service box

circa 1898, in the meaning defined above

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