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forehand

the part of a horse in front of the saddle
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"I needed to play aggressive with my forehand, that's when I felt I was a little more in control."
"It's difficult," Nadal said when asked to choose the best forehand in tennis, (http://www.tennisworldusa.org/tennis/news/Rafael_Nadal/54798/rafael-nadal-drops-unexpected-praise-on-roger-federer/) as quoted by Tennis World USA . "At the end, I don't think all of the forehands are as good.
These coefficients of variation are quite comparable to previously reported coefficients of variation describing intrasubject variability for forehands performed on an indoor tennis court (Knudson & Blackwell, 2005).
After two hours and 38 minutes, the match ended on an awkward note as Halep patted a forehand into the net, having been prompted to stop by a scream in the crowd.
Konta blazed a short forehand long but recovered to lead 5-4 before unleashing a 112mph serve to earn two set points of her own.
Andy Murray cut short another potential classic against Juan Martin del Potro by snuffing out his smoking forehand - and silencing his "manly grunt".
Isner broke at love for a 3-1 lead in the first set, Del Potro firing a forehand into the net cord on the deciding point, and dominated until hitting Del Potro with an ace to reach triple set point in the ninth game.
Any hope that the Munster man might win a game in the opening set to give himself a badly needed boost for the second set was dashed when Djokovic broke to 30 in the sixth game, Niland firing a forehand wide on the final point in a set that lasted just 21 minutes.
Fish had lost just one service game at SW19 but that proved no obstacle to Nadal, who took advantage of his rival's move to the net on break point in the first game with a big forehand.
It was 5-5 and nobody could guess that Kvitova would slap two forehands wide to hand Pironkova a set point, then another forehand wide on the other side to yield what seemed like an unbeatable lead.
Marchenko rallied at the start of the second, two booming forehands and a crunching backhand giving him three break points - his first of the match.
The Swiss kept Murray at bay in his first service game but hit two wayward forehands in game four as the world number four secured another vital break.