Definition of set point in English:

set point

Syllabification: set point


(In tennis and other sports) a point that, if won by a contestant, will also win the set.
More example sentences
  • In the tiebreaker, he finally converted on his third set point when the Swiss swatted a backhand long.
  • The Russian finally clinched the set on her fourth set point when Williams dumped a tame forehand return into the net.
  • Moya took a 6-3 lead in the tiebreaker, but couldn't capitalise on three set points as Agassi evened the score.

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