approach-shot

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:
1875–80

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approach shot
 
n
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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