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  1. half volley(noun)

    a tennis return made by hitting the ball immediately after it bounces

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  1. half volley(Noun)

    A stroke, in ball sports, in which the ball is hit immediately after it bounces off the ground

  2. half volley(Noun)

    A delivery that bounces just short of the blockhole

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  1. Half volley

    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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