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 Dashers led, 23-9, and had match point at 24-10.
Karolina Pliskova saved a match point in the second set and came all the way back to get past No.
So as the aging Tim and the explosive Sergei struggle toward match point, their thoughts roam into the long, dark corridors of their pasts and presents.
The Badgers would reclaim the lead and held match point, 24-23, yet the Rams refused to lose and won the final three points to win the set 26-24.
Bruno was down 0-4 in the second set and fought off a couple of match points before rallying to beat a player who took fifth at the Division 1 state meet last season.
At the end, Thiem lost his last service game, gifting match point with a double-fault.
In the fifth and deciding set, del Potro broke Thiem at 5-4 and when the young Austrian double faulted on the second match point, del Potro sealed the victory, and a spot in the U.S. Open quarterfinals.
Later in the set, Johnson hammered home the match point from the left side for her sixth kill of the 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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