a legal serve that is untouched by the opponent's racquet (racquetball)
using your body to obstruct an opponent's ability to get to the ball (racquetball)
when the ball travels slowly and appears to hang in the air (racquetball)
a shot that can easily be returned (racquetball)
part of the racquet between the strings and the grip (racquetball)
the loss of service to the opponent (racquetball)
to hit the ball in the air before it bounces on the court (pickleball)
How many points do you play to in Pickleball?
An area where the ball can not be volleyed. (pickleball)
Serve can only be hit (pickleball)
A serve must be hit in what direction (pickleball)
a shot that lands within the court near the baseline (picklleball)
another name for the shuttlecock (badminton)
a shot hit diagonally into the opposite court (badminton)
a shot that just clears the net, then falls close to it (badminton)
an overhead stroke hit downward with great velocity and angle (badminton)
how many feathers are used to make a shuttlecock (badminton)
A team must win by how many points? (badminton)
table tenns shot made with the back of the paddle (table tennis)
First world Table Tennis championship was held here
How many inches must you throw the ball in a serve, for an official tournament? (table tennis)
table tennis shot made withhthe front of the paddle (table tennis)
a shot meant to fall close to the net (table tennis)
when the score is even at 10-all (table tennis)
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