1(In tennis, basketball, and other games) the part of each side of the court nearest the back wall or back boundary line.
- She clinched the set when her opponent hit long from the backcourt.
- He corrected the way I was running, the way I was picking up the ball, and the way I was throwing it to the other ball boy in the backcourt.
- Still, another scorer in the backcourt wouldn't hurt.
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