Examples of set point in a Sentence
He won with an ace on his second set point.
He won with an ace on set point.
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Many of the best points came in the tiebreaker, including a 23-shot rally that Nadal finished off with a forehand half-volley drop shot to set up his first set point.
The score flipped a Federer set point to a Del Potro break point, which the Argentine quickly converted.
The hosts would convert their second set point, on a kill by Bollinger.
After Djokovic reversed a break deficit and saved two break points at 3-3, Cecchinato saved three set points serving at 5-6.
When that temperature changes past a set point, the little tower lights up.
Thiem weathered three set points for Cecchinato, at 7-6, 9-8, and 10-9.
In the final tiebreak, Djokovic had a set point three times, but could not deliver.
Bolelli then had another set point at 7-6, but put a forehand return in the net.
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SET POINT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of set point for English Language Learners
tennis : a situation in which one player or team can win the set by winning the next point; also : the point that must be won to win a set
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