Terms

SOME TENNIS TERMS AND EXPLANATIONS

 
ACE: Inability to touch the thrown service ball with the opponent's racket.
 
ATTACK: Any hit used to go to the net. Usually it is attacked with balls hit from around the midfield.
 
ATTACKER: It is the type of player who always attacks with available balls, rather than usually a defense game. REAR COURT: It is the part consisting of the service line, the back line and the side lines between them.
 
BACKHAND: Right-handed players hit the ball on the left side of their body, left-handed players hit the ball on the right side of their body.
 
CROSS HIT: It means that the ball is hit diagonally from one corner of the field and after passing the net, it falls to the diagonal corner of the other field.
 
CUTTING THE ANGLE: For example, it is the movement made to prevent the opponent's cross ball from getting more angle by moving forward rapidly on the pace or to prevent the backcourt balls from going longer.
 
LONG HIT: The falling of the balls around the back line of the opponent on normal hits or volley hits, or near the service line on service shots.
 
DOUBLE ERROR: It is the loss of points on both balls during the serve by attaching the balls to the net or not being able to drop them into the service square.
 
DOUBLE GAME: It is a form of game played with four players, two players on each field.
 
OUTDOOR LINE OF DOUBLE GAME: It is the edge line that is located at the farthest side of the field and passes through it. It is used only in double games.
 
PARALLEL HIT: The ball is kicked near the sideline and goes on the same parallel and falls around the same line on the opponent's court.
 
RAPID FIELD: After the ball hits the ground on the playing field surface, it is the acceleration of the ball very quickly. For example, if we compare the grass court and the soil field, the concrete court and the antuka type field (mixed soil field), grass and concrete fields become fast fields.
 
FLAT HIT: It is to hit the ball with very little spin, close to the straight.
 
FRONT COURT: It is the part that includes the net, the service line and the side lines between these two parts.
 
FOREHAND: It is the way of hitting the ball on the right side of the body of right-handed players and on the left side of left-handed players.
 
GAME-GAME: The game is completed when a player or one side is at least two points ahead of the other opponent or team. A player who gets 40 points in scores such as 40-0, 40-15, 40-30 completes a game when he gains the next point.
 
LOB-VOLE: It is the way of hitting the ball in the air in a lobe shape with a volley shot. They are usually found near the net with other players or players.
 
MATCH POINT: One point remaining to the completion of the match. For example, in a match played over 3 sets; In a match played over 5 sets, such as 6 / 4,5 / 2,40 / 15; Like 6 / 3.7 / 5.5 / 4.40 / 30.
 
MIXING HITS: It is a form of disrupting the rhythm and game style of the opponent by constantly changing the speed, height, spin, and cutting stroke of the ball.
 
SET POINT: The last point needed to win the set. For example, like 5/2, 40/15,
 
SHORT ANGLE HIT: It is a type of hit that passes diagonally over the net and usually falls into the service frame and moves away from the opponent.
 
SINGLE PLAY: It is played between two players, one person on each field.
 
SLOW FIELD: Natural red soil and mixed soil (Antuka) are fields. After the balls touch the ground, they slow down and bounce higher than any other synthetic course.
 
T POSITION: It is where the middle line connects with the service lines.
 
POSITION X: It is the place of mission where the player can catch the attack ball in the midfield, between the net and the service line, and closer to the direction of the ball coming, that is, the opponent's parallel or cross stroke. Apart from these, there are terms of foreign origin that are constantly used in tennis. Some of those; Follow Through: After the ball hits, the racket follows the direction the ball is going. Rally: It refers to the smooth movement of the ball between two players. Let: The hit to be repeated is called. Usually happens at the serve Lingering: When the game is stopped, it is the intentional aim of a player to rest by moving slowly before restarting the game. Passing-Shot: The kicks that pass the opponent in the net without having to touch the ball and get points. Swing: It is when the racket is moved from the front to the back or from the back to the front with various curved movements. Scrambling: It is when a player runs with his last effort, using his feet and steps randomly to catch the ball falling away from him in time. Back-Swing: The back of the racket in an arc or straight before the strike. Chop: It is to hit the balls that are usually high (shoulder level) by cutting them from top to bottom. Anticipation: Being ready too early by understanding and feeling the ball coming from my adversary.