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  • noun tennis A powerful underarm volley shot.

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Examples

  • Murray promptly undid all his hard work, however, Melzer hitting straight back when the fifth seed allowed himself to be pushed backwards and the Austrian clinched the game with a drive-volley.

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  • Murray promptly undid all his hard work, however, Melzer hitting straight back when the fifth seed allowed himself to be pushed backwards and the Austrian clinched the game with a drive-volley.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • She opened with a dart to the net of her own and an angle forehand volley, a fabulous high backhand drive-volley put her 4-0 up, and Schiavone then netted a volley and sent one long to trail 6-0.

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  • Murray promptly undid all his hard work, however, Melzer hitting straight back when the fifth seed allowed himself to be pushed backwards and the Austrian clinched the game with a drive-volley.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • She opened with a dart to the net of her own and an angle forehand volley, a fabulous high backhand drive-volley put her 4-0 up, and Schiavone then netted a volley and sent one long to trail 6-0.

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  • The tension was palpable and Clijsters produced back-to-back double-faults of her own and a woeful drive-volley to gift Williams the break back, only to break again in the next game courtesy of a sublime backhand lob which landed just inside the baseline.

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  • The tension was palpable and Clijsters produced back-to-back double-faults of her own and a woeful drive-volley to gift Williams the break back, only to break again in the next game courtesy of a sublime backhand lob which landed just inside the baseline.

    icScotland

  • But the 26-year-old keeps his neck in front with a drive-volley winner.

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  • But the 26-year-old keeps his neck in front with a drive-volley winner.

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  • But the 26-year-old keeps his neck in front with a drive-volley winner.

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