game point

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game point

n.
The point needed to win a game, as in tennis.

game point

n
1. (Tennis) tennis squash badminton a stage at which winning one further point would enable one player or side to win a game
2. (Squash & Fives) tennis squash badminton a stage at which winning one further point would enable one player or side to win a game
3. (Badminton) tennis squash badminton a stage at which winning one further point would enable one player or side to win a game

game′ point`


n.
1. (in tennis, squash, handball, etc.) a situation in which the next point scored could decide the winner of the game.
2. the winning point itself.
[1945–50]
Translations
نُقْطَة الفَوْز
rozhodující míček
mérkőzéslabda
úrslitastig
rozhodujúca loptička

game

(geim) noun
1. an enjoyable activity, which eg children play. a game of pretending.
2. a competitive form of activity, with rules. Football, tennis and chess are games.
3. a match or part of a match. a game of tennis; winning (by) three games to one.
4. (the flesh of) certain birds and animals which are killed for sport. He's very fond of game; (also adjective) a game bird.
adjective
brave; willing; ready. a game old guy; game for anything.
ˈgamely adverb
courageously.
games noun plural
an athletic competition, sometimes with other sports. the Olympic Games.
ˈgamekeeper noun
a person who looks after game.
game point
a winning point.
game reserve
an area of land set aside for the protection of animals.
game warden
a person who looks after a game reserve or, in the United States, game.
the game is up
the plan or trick has failed or has been found out.
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The second set started with the same note and Samir broke Riba in the 7th game to lead 4-3 and where he was broken after failing to capture three game points to lead 5-3.
Emotion got the better of Ahmed who, after leading 3-0, found himself unable to counter the brilliant onslaught of Mayank who saved two game points before pulling back the third game for two games-all.
It's wrong, it's wrong," said Goffin, who eventually lost the 17-minute game after wasting other game points.
Similarly, the 20-year-old Hyderabad based unseeded player gambled away four game points in the first and three more in the second to let his arch rival, whom he had beaten in straight games earlier this year, off the hook to lose a second straight semi-final following the Indian Club event last week.
Two game points went begging, as did a third at 21-20, but they held their nerve to take it 23-21 to level at one set all.
Instead their Welsh opponents, who had game point at 20-19 and saved game points at 21-20 and 22-21, took the game at their second opportunity.
Positive changes in win probabilities are credited as Positive Player Game Points, while negative changes in win probabilities are credited as Negative Player Game Points.
The 28-year-old world number one saved six game points in a crucial opening game before overwhelming Massaro 17-15, 11-2, 11-6 in an enthralling women's final.
Wu reduced the margin to 1- 3 but stuttered to lose two game points.
Having had game points in the first three games without winning any of them, world No84 Yakimova finally got on the board in game four, but Sharapova was ultra-solid, particularly on her forehand, and she wrapped up victory in 70 minutes.
However, Meath have indicated they won't play on March 8/9 and may yet seek all game points.
The Cowboys fought off five game points in their 28-26 quarterfinal victory over Sylmar and then overcame a 7-2 deficit in the final to defeat Lancaster.