Examples of match point in a Sentence
He won with an ace on his second match point.
He won with an ace on match point.
Recent Examples of match point from the Web
Djokovic saved three match points but could not bring the match to the fifth set.
Trinkle had a match point in the 10th game, but Lemonds dropped in a shot just inside the baseline to keep the match going.
With Serena trying to stay in the match and force a tiebreaker at 5-6 in the second set, she was called for a foot fault on a second serve that gave Clijsters two match points at 15-40.
In the semifinals, St. Gregory's had multiple match points against the Lady Chargers, who finally prevailed 27-25.
King Philip 4, Taunton 1 — Senior Francois Hennaux saved six match points at first singles, winning 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 for the Warriors (13-2).
Tied at 26, the Chiefs won the final two points and celebrated after the Storm’s spike went out of bounds on match point.
The fourth set was tight all the way and the resilient Buckeyes saved six match points before Tuaniga surprised the Buckeyes with a quick kill on the second touch to finally put away the defending champions.
Venus Williams survives eight match points to beat Jennifer Capriati 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 in the 2001 final.
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MATCH POINT Defined for English Language Learners
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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