There are 460 tennis game-related words in total, with the top 5 most semantically related being table tennis, tennis, sportive, sportling and athletics. You can get the definition(s) of a word in the list below by tapping the question-mark icon next to it.
Tennis Vocabulary Advantage All Backhand Ball Boy Ball Change Ball Girl Ball Kid Ball Person Baseline Bounce Break Break Point Crosscourt Deuce Double Fault Doubles Down-The-Line Drive Drop Shot Ends Fault Foot Fault Forehand Game Game Point Grand Slam Ground Stroke Groundstroke Half-Volley Let Line ...
STROKE – The act of striking the ball with the racquet. TIEBREAK – A system in traditional tennis used to decide a set when the score is tied, 6-all. TOPSPIN – Forward rotation of the ball caused by hitting from low to high. VOLLEY – During play, a stroke made by hitting the ball before it has touched the ground.
Deep is a tennis word describing a shot bouncing near to the baseline and some distance from the net. Deuce. Deuce is a situation when the tennis score is 40 all in a game (40 to 40). Deuce Court. The deuce court refers to the right side of the tennis court for each player. Doubles. Doubles tennis games are played by four players which means there are two on each side of the tennis court. Double Fault
Real tennis (also royal tennis or court tennis): An indoor racket sport which was the predecessor of the modern game of (lawn) tennis. The term real is used as a retronym to distinguish the ancient game from the modern game of lawn tennis. Known also as court tennis in the United States or royal tennis in Australia.
Tennis Terms. Ace. A serve that lands inside the lines and is untouched by the opponent. Advantage. The point that follows a deuce score. If the player wins this point he wins the game, otherwise it goes back to deuce! Ad-Court. The left side of the tennis court.
The word deuce was used in real tennis for hundreds of years before the modern game developed. a score of 40-40, after which a player must win two consecutive points to win the game double fault
Related Words. double fault; footfault; court game; break of serve; break; professional tennis; singles; doubles; court tennis; real tennis; royal tennis; undercut; cut; return; drive; forehand; forehand shot; forehand stroke; forehand drive; serve; service; fault; rally; exchange; service break; advantage; set point; match point; game; ace; drop one's serve