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match point

noun

Simple Definition of match point

  • : a situation in tennis in which one player or team can win the match by winning the next point

  • : the final point that must be won to win a match in tennis

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of match point

  1. :  a situation (as in tennis) in which one player or side will win the match by winning the next point; also :  the point itself

Examples of match point in a sentence

  1. He won with an ace on his second match point.

  2. He won with an ace on match point.



1921

First Known Use of match point

1921


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