Definition of match point in English:
1(In tennis and other sports) a point which if won by one of the players or sides will also win them the match: he saved all three match points
More example sentences
- She made 24 unforced errors in the first set and benefited from a controversial line call in the tie-break to save a match point.
- She double-faulted on her first match point, but won on her next when her opponent's backhand went long.
- Serving for her first place in the semi-finals of the French Open in 11 years, she tensed up, double-faulted and blew a match point.
Definition of match point in:
- US English dictionary
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