Definitions for half volley
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(in tennis, racquets, etc.) a stroke in which the ball is hit the moment it bounces from the ground.
Origin of half volley:
a tennis return made by hitting the ball immediately after it bounces
A stroke, in ball sports, in which the ball is hit immediately after it bounces off the ground
A delivery that bounces just short of the blockhole
A half volley in tennis is a shot that is hit immediately after the ball bounces before it reaches the apex of its flight. It is sometimes called an "on the rise shot", or "short hop".
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