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service game

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Definition of service game in English:

noun

(In tennis and other racket sports) a game in which a particular player serves.
Example sentences
  • The American saves a break point but seals his first service game with a strong serve.
  • With the crowd cheering her, she had game points twice on her next service game, but double-faulted each time.
  • Scott looks to be getting ready for a fifth set as he plays a disastrous service game, double-faulting at break point, 4-1.

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