service break


noun Tennis.

an instance of a player winning a game against a server.
a game won against an opponent's service.

Nearby words

  1. servian,
  2. service,
  3. service ace,
  4. service area,
  5. service book,
  6. service cap,
  7. service ceiling,
  8. service center,
  9. service charge,
  10. service clasp

Origin of service break

First recorded in 1950–55

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