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Racket

1. A fraudulent or otherwise illegal business practice. For example, a Ponzi scheme is a racket because no service is offered: new investors simply pay old investors.

2. A company that engages in illegal or fraudulent activities.
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In this context, the hitting zone refers to a quasi-straight-line distance (linear translation) over which the racquet travels, in the direction that the ball is intended to travel, immediately before and after ball impact.
BENNY CHILL Paire, left, says he's changed wild ways that saw him break racquet against a wall in 2013, right, as he plots KO of Murray who practises yesterday
I'm aware I've been lucky, and I apologised to people that could have been hurt by my racquet.
Later, Modi tweeted to thank Saina for the racquet she presented to him.
The dress, racquet and two posters are estimated at PS1,000-2,000.
nz, maker of the racquets Eric Babolat said that a handful of the world's best tennis players would show up at tournaments within weeks armed with new technology they hope will give them an advantage at the French Open and Wimbledon.
Djokovic rather seemed to be unaware of the rules that no players are allowed to play a ball with their racquet on the opponent's side of the net.
Today I'm not sure whether it was my lack of enthusiasm or the family's derisive outlook or my coach's nonchalance that my father never bought me the tennis racquet.
Earlier in the day, an amazing show with racquet and balls, presented by The Black Light Theatre - Wow Group from Prague marked the opening of the World Championship at the glass court.
Sam Matthews' mum Linda was given the racquet by the star more than 30 years ago when she rented a flat to him.
Sam Matthews' mum Linda was given the broken racquet by the tennis ace more than 30 years ago when she rented a flat to him.