Merriam-Webster defines dink as “a couple with two incomes and no children”
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“Dink is to hit with a drop shot, probably of imitative origin”
That sounds better.
So, you’re in a dink rally. Don’t know what a dink rally is? Let me check the dictionary again:
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Forget you dictionary, we’ll take it from here.
A dink rally happens when opponents continuously hit soft, low, short shots back and forth over the net. How do you win a dink rally or at least get out of one?
Patience you must have, my young Padawan- Yoda
How do you win a dink rally?
1. Mix up cross court and across the net shots.Yes, it’s easier to hit it cross court because there is more room to hit your shot, but it also keeps your opponent guessing when you hit it to your opponent in front of you.
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