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
Full Definition of match point
: 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
He won with an ace on his second match point.
He won with an ace on match point.
First Known Use of match point
Rhymes with match point
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