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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Origin and Etymology of ad court
short for advantage court
First Known Use: 1946
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