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Is grunting in tennis bad for the vocal chords?

I don't know if grunting is really the word, I am no Sharapova. When stretching for a shot, I make a strained noise.  It's a kind of guttereal, forced air sound. This makes my voice feel coarse, raspy and dry.
Having read and contributed to threads on weightlifting damaging the voice, I am worried this is the same thing. 
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