mixed doubles

plural noun

: a game of doubles in which each team has a man and a woman
playing mixed doubles in tennis

Examples of mixed doubles in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Day’s widow, Marlyn, told WSJ in a statement that her husband loved Padel and hosted mixed doubles matches several times a week. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 6 May 2024 Clara Louise Zinke: The local tennis star reached 18 finals in the Cincinnati Open tournament in the 1920s, winning 12 titles for singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Jeff Suess, The Enquirer, 10 Mar. 2024 The second and final matches will be mixed doubles format: Rally scoring (every point counts), best two out of three games to 21, win by 2. Safid Deen, USA TODAY, 5 Feb. 2024 Age divisions for all doubles, mixed doubles and team competitions will be determined by the youngest player as of Dec. 31, 2024. Gary Curreri, Sun Sentinel, 11 Jan. 2024 The physical therapist with the Cleveland Clinic has won the Great Lakes regional tournament and this summer won silver in mixed doubles at the Beer City Open in Grand Rapids, Mich. And not to be left out of the fun, students are joining the game. cleveland, 12 Sep. 2023 On another very cute note, the pair also played mixed doubles during the US Open in 2021. Sabrina Talbert, Women's Health, 7 Sep. 2023 That same year, the two were semifinalists in mixed doubles at Wimbledon. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 6 Sep. 2023 Keys and Fratangelo have played mixed doubles together. Town & Country, 6 Sep. 2023

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“Mixed doubles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mixed%20doubles. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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