double fault

noun
|Updated on: 29 Jul 2018

Definition of double fault

: two consecutive serving faults in tennis that result in the loss of a point

double-fault

play \ˌdə-bəl-ˈfȯlt\ intransitive verb

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circa 1909

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  • tennis : two bad serves that result in the loss of a point


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