crosscourt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cross- +‎ court

Adjective[edit]

crosscourt (not comparable)

  1. (tennis, net sports) Hit diagonally into the opposite corner of the court
    • 2009, January 25, “Bruce Matthews”, in Brave Sam Stosur wilts under Elena Dementieva[1]:
      What became a pivotal seven minutes, Stosur pulled back an early deficit to draw level at 6-6 before Dementieva nailed a running crosscourt forehand and then buried a forehand volley after a rare visit to the net to seal the critical tiebreak.