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
The third set stayed on serve until the ninth game, when Federer broke for 5-4 and then had three match points.
Del Potro saved three match points in the deciding set in Indian Wells as the Swiss great failed to serve out for his 18th consecutive win at the start of 2018.
With four matches to go, Baden-Baden and Solingen are all tied in match points, but Baden-Baden has a 1.5 game point lead.
Serena was assessed a point penalty which ended the match (the foot fault had brought on match point for Clijsters) and started a wave of controversy for which Serena has still never taken full responsibility.
Halep saved three match points while serving in the 22nd game of the third set at 0-40, and Davis saved five break points in the next game to keep the contest alive.
Chung needed 10 match points to finish off his fourth-round match against Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas on Wednesday but finally closed out a 6-1, 6-3 victory.
She eventually was defeated in a wild, 23-minute, 12-deuce, 30-point game in which Razzanno had seven match points before finally capitalizing on No.
After breaking Dimitrov's serve in the ninth game of the fourth set, Edmund set up match point with an ace.
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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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