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match point

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Tennis
match pointˌmatch ˈpoint noun  1 [uncountable]DST a situation in tennis when the person who wins the next point will win the match2 [countable]DST the point that a player must win in order to win a tennis matchgame point
Examples from the Corpus
match pointThe best he could do was to save a match point and take the third game.Muster angrily smashed his racket on the court after double-faulting on match point and could be fined.Chang made it to match point on Lendl's serve.
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