break point


noun Tennis.

a situation in which the receiving side, holding the advantage, can win the game by winning the next point.

Nearby words

  1. break one's fall,
  2. break one's neck,
  3. break one's word,
  4. break out,
  5. break out of,
  6. break ranks,
  7. break someone,
  8. break someone of something,
  9. break someone up,
  10. break someone's heart

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British Dictionary definitions for break point

break point

noun

tennis a point which allows the receiving player to break the service of the server
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