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Passing shot

Rafa Nadal slicing (2009). Nadal is an expert in passing shots; they are an important part of his playing style. The slice is a very effective way to make a passing shot from running.

A passing shot is a forceful shot, as in tennis or team handball, that travels to one side out of the reach of one's opponent.[1] In tennis, this shot is generally a groundstroke and is used when one's opponent is running to the net or if he is at the net already. The alternative to a passing shot is to lob the ball over the opponent's head.

ATP players

Some of notable tennis players skilled in passing shots are:

References

  1. ^ The Free Dictionary. Houghton Mifflin. 1991 http://www.thefreedictionary.com/passing+shot . Retrieved 8 July 2010. 


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