Translation for 'backhand' from English to Russian
ADJ   backhand | more backhand | most backhand
NOUN   a backhand | backhands
VERB   to backhand | backhanded | backhanded
backhanding | backhands
SYNO backhand | backhanded | backhand shot | ...
бэкхенд {м} [удар слева]
backhand [tennis, table tennis, etc.]
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Translation for 'backhand' from English to Russian

backhand [tennis, table tennis, etc.]
бэкхенд {м} [удар слева]спорт
Usage Examples English
  • He is highly efficient off both the forehand and backhand return, often getting the return in play deep with pace, neutralizing the advantage the server usually has in a point.
  • Points may also be grouped according to forehand winners, backhand winners, forehand unforced errors, backhand unforced errors, aces and challenged points.
  • Chen Qi also possesses a fast backhand which is able to control the opponent which sets up his forehand.
  • Graf also had a powerful backhand drive but over the course of her career tended to use it less frequently, opting more often for an effective backhand slice.
  • Penhold grip styles have suffered in recent years due to their inherent weakness on the backhand side.

  • He had a long backswing on his forehand and backhand and used many different slices and spin on his backhand side.
  • Some of the greatest rivalries in tennis history are symbolized by two different backhand styles.
  • Gasquet has shown versatility in returning difficult shots to his backhand with various methods, whether by slice, topspin angles, or heavy power.
  • Lee is right-handed and uses a single-handed backhand.
  • On his backhand side, he usually slices the ball deep into his opponent's baseline and rarely uses the one-handed backhand drive that he possesses.

  • All strokes can be played either "forehand" or "backhand".
  • A difficult shot in tennis is the return of an attempted lob over the backhand side of a player.
  • com, she said that she prefer her backhand over forehand, stating that backhand is something that makes her stronger.
  • He possesses a strong serve along with a heavy forehand and solid backhand.
  • Davis is also noted for her backhand defense. At the 2015 Family Circle Cup, she returned a 102-mph serve from Eugenie Bouchard with a backhand winner.

  • "Smash" commonly refers to the forehand smash; backhand smashes are rarer and more difficult to execute, especially for beginners, since they are basically high backhand volleys generally hit at an exact angle causing the ball to spin.
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