match point

noun

Definition of match point

  1. :  a situation (as in tennis) in which one player or side will win the match by winning the next point; also :  the point itself

Examples of match point in a sentence

  1. He won with an ace on his second match point.

  2. He won with an ace on match point.

1921

First Known Use of match point

1921


MATCH POINT Defined for English Language Learners

match point

noun

Definition of match point for English Language Learners

  • : a situation in tennis in which one player or team can win the match by winning the next point

  • : the final point that must be won to win a match in tennis

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