Tennis Vocabulary Word List (333)

A)Ability, Accidents, Accomplish, Ace, Action, Activity, Advantage, Aggressive, Agility, Alert, Altercation, Amateur, Ambiance, Amusement, Appearance, Approbation, Athlete, Attentive, Attitude, Award, Awesome
B)Back-to-back, Backhand, Balance, Ball boy, Ball girl, Baseline, Beat, Beaten, Break, Break point, Broadcast, Brutal
C)Capable, Career, Cat-call, Caution, Celebrate, Challenge, Champion, Chances, Character, Charisma, Cheer, Classes, Coach, Cold, Commitment, Communication, Competition, Conditioning, Confidence, Confrontation, Consecutive, Consistent, Control, Cooperation, Courage, Court, Crowds, Crushed, Culmination
D)Daunting, Debut, Defeat, Degrees, Delay, Desire, Destination, Determination, Deuce, Direction, Disappointment, Disastrous, Discipline, Dislocation, Distance, Divert, Dominate, Doubles, Doubt, Downhill, Drama, Dramatic, Dynamic
E)Effective, Electrifying, Eligible, Encouragement, Endurance, Energetic, Enthusiasm, Enthusiast, Epic, Esteem, Euphoria, Event, Execute, Exemplary, Exercise, Exhaustion, Exhibition, Expectation, Expense, Experience, Exposure
F)Failure, Fault, Favorite, Field, Finals, Fitness, Flair, Forehand, Fortitude, Forward, Fracture, French Open
G)Gallery, Game, Gear, Goal, Grand Slam, Grass court, Gravitate, Guard, Guidance
H)Habit, Hard court, Hard work, Healthy, High-speed, Historic, Hobby, Hollering, Hours, Hype
I)Illegal, Impact, Impartial, Imperative, Improvement, Incomplete, Individual, Injuries, Innumerable, Inspiration, Instill, Instruction, Instructor, Intense, Interfere, International, Interviews
J)Jaw-dropping, Joy, Jubilation, Judge, Judgment, Juniors
L)Laughter, Lawn tennis, Leader, Leisure, Lessons, Level, Lift, Limitation, Line judge, Lob, Loss
M)Magic, Major, Maneuver, Match, Match point, Maximize, Medicate, Memorable, Minor, Momentum, Monitor, Motivate, Movement, Muscles
N)Negotiate, Nemesis, Notice, Numbers
O)Objective, Observant, Obstacles, Official, Onslaught, Opportunity, Option, Organization, Out-of-bounds, Outdoors, Outstanding, Ovation
P)Panache, Participation, Passion, Pattern, Peak, Performance, Perseverance, Persistence, Perspective, Planning, Player, Points, Popularity, Position, Practice, Praise, Precaution, Pressure, Prevention, Professional, Progress, Prohibit, Prompt, Protection, Punctual, Pursue
Q)Qualify, Quality, Quest, Quick, Quirk
R)Rally, Range, Rank, Ranking, Reasonable, Recognition, Record, Rehabilitation, Reign, Reliable, Resilient, Resort, Reward, Risk, Rival, Rivalry, Rough, Routine, Run
S)Safety, Savvy, Score, Season, Seed, Seniors, Serve, Set, Shape, Shift, Silence, Skill, Smash, Spectacle, Spectators, Speed, Split-second, Sportsmanship, Stamina, Star, Statistics, Strategy, Streak, Strength, Stress, Style, Sunscreen, Surface
T)Talent, Tenacious, Terrain, Tie, Time, Title, Tolerate, Top, Top-seed, Tournament, Trademark, Train, Training, Travel, Triumph, Trust, Turf
U)Uncertainty, Unfamiliar, Unique, Unite, Unity, Unusual, Urgency, Usual
V)Vacation, Valuable, Variation, Variety, Victory, Vigilant, Visible, Visual, Volley
W)Warm up, Watching, Weather, Whites, Wimbledon, Winded, Winner, Winning, Workout, Worthy
Y)Yearning, Yells, Youthful
Z)Zeal, Zealous, Zigzag, Zone
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