a stroke made by hitting the ball after it has bounced from the ground.Compare volley (def. 4b).
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Origin of ground stroke
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby ground stroke
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British Dictionary definitions for ground stroke
tennis any return made to a ball that has touched the ground, as opposed to a volley
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