deuce court


Definition of deuce court

: the right service court from the point of view of the player or team that is receiving service … to watch the ambidextrous Evgenia Koulikovskaya hit only forehands (lefthanded from the ad court, righthanded from the deuce court), repeatedly tossing her racket from hand to hand as if it were a potato just pulled from the oven.— Steve Rushin, Sports Illustrated, 9 Sept. 2002 — compare ad court

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First Known Use of deuce court

1896, in the meaning defined above

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“Deuce court.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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