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game point

(in tennis, squash, handball, etc.) the point that if won would enable the scorer or the scorer's side to win the game.
Origin of game point
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • He fends off the match points and gets to game point but is stymied by a big del Potro forehand.

    Upset for the Ages Touré September 14, 2009
British Dictionary definitions for game point

game point

(tennis, squash, badminton) a stage at which winning one further point would enable one player or side to win a game
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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