grass court


Definition of grass court

: a tennis court with a grass surface

Examples of grass court in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Berrettini then won the grass court warm-up event at the Queen’s Club, which has often been a harbinger of success at Wimbledon. New York Times, 9 July 2021 The 25-year-old, the French Open champion in 2019, is the first Australian woman to reach the Wimbledon final for 41 years and is looking to emulate compatriot Evonne Goolagong Cawley's successes at the grass court grand slam. Matias Grez, CNN, 8 July 2021 Barty managed it by holding off Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 in the final, overcoming a significant hip injury that knocked her out of last month’s French Open and kept her from playing any grass court events before Wimbledon. New York Times, 10 July 2021 Wimbledon's offering of indoor grass court tennis is newfangled. Ben Rothenberg, Star Tribune, 30 June 2021 Federer underwent two knee surgeries in 2020 and had been targeting a ninth Wimbledon title on his favorite grass court surface. John Sinnott, CNN, 7 July 2021 Does 39-year-old Roger Federer have any grass court magic left in his racket or will No. 1 seed Novak win his 20th Grand Slam singles title to tie Federer for the most overall—and reignite the debate about tennis’ GOAT. Michael Solomon, Forbes, 5 July 2021 On the women’s side, world No. 1 Barty (+700) is the favorite despite not playing a grass court tuneup event and retiring at the French Open with a hip injury earlier this month. Adam Zagoria, Forbes, 26 June 2021 Rosewall got off to a quick start, but Mr. Trabert battled back on a slippery grass court, taking the first set, 9-7. Washington Post, 7 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of grass court

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grass court was in 1880

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28 Oct 2021

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“Grass court.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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