5 Tennis Terms You Should Know

Whether you are a tennis veteran or newbie, you need to know these tennis terms to fit in.


Fuzzburn is when a double partner fires a mishit serve at high speed and grazes their own partner’s head.


This is when you throw the ball into the air for the serve only to lose it in the lights.

Weakside Deep

This is the art of moving your weak doubles partner as far out of active game play as possible.


Calback refers to getting so hungry after a match you wolf down all the calories you just burned, and more.


A posidork is a doubles player who tries way too hard to keep team enthusiasm up — at 630am on Saturday.



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