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  • Game: A game consists of a sequence of points played with the same player serving and is a segment of a set. Each set consists of at least six games.
  • Game point: Situation in which the server is leading and needs one more point to win the game. See also break point.
  • Ghost in to the net: To approach the net from the baseline while the opposing player is focused on retrieving a ball and therefore unaware that the player is approaching the net.
  • Golden set: Set which is won without dropping a single point.
  • Grinding: Playing out points with a series of shots from the baseline.
  • Grips: A grip is a way of holding the racket in order to hit shots during a match. The three most commonly used conventional grips are the Continental, the Eastern and the Western.
  • Grommet strip: Strip of plastic containing small tubes that are placed in the frame's string holes to prevent the strings from rubbing against the abrasive frame.
  • Groundstroke: Forehand or backhand shot that is executed after the ball bounces once on the court.
  • Grunting: Noises made by players while either serving or hitting the ball.
  • Gut: Type of racket string. Can be made from catgut or synthetic gut.