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  • verb Present participle of overhit.


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  • You will need to adjust your calculations for where you want to hit the ball based on the hybrid golf club distance gap, so you avoid problems such as overhitting the ball. New Blogs and RSS Feeds 2009

  • Even a doughty fighter like Li Na, ranked 12th in the world, could not compete when it came to the key points, double-faulting twice and overhitting a volley to present her opponent with a 6-5 lead in the first set.

    Wimbledon 2010: Only one Williams – but it looks sweet for Serena 2010

  • The Belgians dueled mostly from the baseline and Clijsters had the majority of errors, often overhitting. - Henin-Hardenne, Kuznetsova to meet in French Open finals 2006

  • She wanted to win, and it showed: She slammed a ball off the ground after an unforced error ended the first set, stood with hand on hip after overhitting a sitter, yelled after a poorly hit backhand. - Agassi, Williams cruise through first round 2002

  • The world number 15 is all over the place at the moment, overhitting a double-handed backhand before surrendering a serve-and-volley point when he hammers his return into the net, handing Murray his second successive break point.

    BBC News - Home 2010

  • Murray's slice in the preview and it outfoxes him, overhitting a forehand from the back.

    BBC News - Home 2010

  • She dominated Wozniacki's second serve, and managed to play aggressively without overhitting, an indication that she is playing within herself.

    NYT > Home Page 2010

  • McIlroy bogeyed the short, par-four second after slamming his drive way left onto the adjacent golf course and he was facing another dropped shot on the next hole after overhitting his putt from 35 feet away.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines 2010

  • They seemed to struggle though with the altitude, repeatedly overhitting passes, as Australia sat deep and forced Denmark to try to play their way through them.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper 2010

  • "It turns out overhitting didn't help us too much."

    The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio Home Page 2010


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