clay court

  1. an outdoor tennis court having a clay surface.

Origin of clay court

First recorded in 1915–20

Words Nearby clay court Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use clay court in a sentence

  • The victim in this serve is the clay court, as Roddick hits the ball so hard that it literally gets stuck in the ground.

    11 Incredible Tennis Shots | Sujay Kumar, The Daily Beast Video | September 7, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • They then squatted in the clay court and curiously waited for her to begin.

    The Adventures of Kathlyn | Harold MacGrath
  • Along the Jersey shore, tennis is popular, but conditions are unfavorable for the construction of either a turf or clay court.

    Making a Tennis Court | George E. Walsh

British Dictionary definitions for clay court

clay court

  1. a tennis court with a playing surface topped by a layer of crushed shale, brick, or stone

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