grass court


: a tennis court with a grass surface

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There are two clay tennis courts, one grass court, and an outdoor pool and deck., 2 Sep. 2022 The property has four tennis courts—two clay courts, an artificial-grass court and an indoor court. E.b. Solomont, WSJ, 31 Aug. 2022 In two of the men's grass court events leading up to Wimbledon, Medvedev reached consecutive finals -- one in the Netherlands and another tournament in Germany. Patrick Mcenroe, CNN, 27 June 2022 Cressy's first-ever ATP title came on the only grass court tournament in North America, at the Hall of Fame Open in Newport, Rhode Island. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 19 July 2022 Swiatek, though, always figured the grass court season might spell the end of her streak. New York Times, 2 July 2022 Despite having a good grass court game style, Johnson hasn’t had good results the last couple years and is barely hanging onto a top-100 ranking. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 30 June 2022 Serena Williams discusses her return to the grass court—her first professional singles’ match since the same Grand Slam a year ago. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 27 June 2022 Rafael Nadal might have to survive grass court specialists early on Coming off his 14th French Open title and now record 22nd overall Grand Slam, Nadal has apparently been able to treat his chronic foot pain well enough to give it a go at Wimbledon. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 24 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of grass court was in 1880

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“Grass court.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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