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
Dayne Chalmers' serve found the net on match point, sending Newport Harbor into shock and Corona del Mar into a state of euphoria.
The world's No. 2 ranked player was up 5–4 in the third set and had match point before the eighth–seeded Anderson rallied back to level the sets with a 7–5 victory in the third and winning 6–4 in the fourth set.
One of the errors came on match point with CdM leading 24-23 in Game 2.
Always a great read, but one gripe - the junior girls final with two young Americans was a gripping and fun match that went to a third set tie breaker, multiple match points and comebacks.
Pouille, meanwhile, saved match points on his second serve twice in the ninth game.
Halep had to recover from a sprained ankle sustained in the first round and then fend off three match points in the third round against the unseeded American Lauren Davis before prevailing, 4-6, 6-4, 15-13.
Came close, though, even erasing a pair of match points in the final game.
Sharapova double-faulted 11 times, including on match point at 30-40 in the 10th game of the third set.
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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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