Definition of walkover
1 : a one-sided contest : an easy or uncontested victory
2 : a horse race with only one starter
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Nishikori has been repeatedly hindered by minor injuries, handing a walkover to Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open in May with a wrist injury of his own prior to losing to del Potro in Rome the next week.
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Definition of walkover for English Language Learners
: an easy victory
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