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approach shot

noun
1.
Tennis. a hard, forcing shot usually made deep into the opponent's court, allowing the player to move in toward the net for an offensive volley.
2.
Golf. approach (def 16).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for approach-shot

approach shot

noun
1.
(golf) Also called approach. a shot made to or towards the green after a tee shot
2.
(tennis) a deep drive, usually hit with slice to keep the ball low, designed to enable the player to make an approach to the net
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