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noun
Tennis. a hard, forcing shot usually made deep into the opponent's court, allowing the player to move in toward the net for an offensive volley.
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Origin of approach shot

First recorded in 1875–80
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approach shot

noun
Also called: approach golf a shot made to or towards the green after a tee shot
tennis a deep drive, usually hit with slice to keep the ball low, designed to enable the player to make an approach to the net
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