ad court


Definition of ad court

: the left service court from the point of view of the player or team that is receiving service Then Betsy began clicking with volleys and sharp placements that caught Jeanne out of position. Her serve, particularly to the ad court, was very effective.— Robert H. Boyle, Sports Illustrated, 6 Aug. 1973

called also advantage court

— compare deuce court

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First Known Use of ad court

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ad court

short for advantage court

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“Ad court.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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