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baseliner

[beys-lahy-ner] /ˈbeɪsˌlaɪ nər/
noun, Tennis.
1.
a player who typically plays near the baseline using ground strokes, as distinguished from one who typically goes to the net.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; baseline + -er1
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baseliner

/ˈbeɪsˌlaɪnə/
noun
1.
(tennis) a player who plays most of his or her shots from the back of court
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