English version

serve in Sport topic

serveserve2 noun [countable]  DSthe action in a game such as tennis or volleyball when you throw the ball in the air and hit it over the net
Examples from the Corpus
serveMy standard of tennis is at that level where merely returning a serve constitutes a match highlight.No surprise breaks of serve, no marathon games.The number of sets can be altered, along with whether points can or can't be won on your opponents' serve.Rusedski's serve was broken in the fourth game of the opening set, and he did not like it.With two serves in hand Rafter was poised to take a 6-1 lead.