Definition of Forehand drive

1. Noun. (sports) hard straight return made on the forehand side (as in tennis or badminton or squash).

Category relationships: Squash, Squash Rackets, Squash Racquets, Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Tennis
Generic synonyms: Drive



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Literary usage of Forehand drive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Lawn Tennis Player by Arthur Wallis Myers (1908)
"CHAPTER V DRIVING: FOREHAND AND BACKHAND Learning the strokes—First essentials—Evolution of the forehand drive—The forehand drive considered in detail—The ..."

2. Tennis for Girls by Miriam Hall (1914)
"forehand drive.—At moment of impact, just before the " brush." Weight transferred by a lunge to the left foot. Note jog in dotted line indicating ..."

3. The Art of Lawn Tennis by William Tatem Tilden (1922)
"THE COMPLETED SWING OF THE forehand drive PLATE 111 Notice the body ... The correct hitting plane for the forehand drive is along the line of the waist. ..."

4. Tennis as I Play it by Maurice Evans McLoughlin (1915)
"FOREHAND—V This illustrates my follow-through on a forehand drive such as shown in Figure 27. It is in the short distance between these two racket positions ..."

5. On the Court and Off by Anthony F. Wilding (1912)
"This stroke as a rule is the forehand drive from the right corner across ... in doubles it is easily seen how very useful is this forehand drive. ..."

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