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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But the day belonged to Dey who smashed his way out of trouble time and again and won both the games on his first game points.
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.
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.
Nadal forced another error for deuce, and after Nishikori squandered three further game points the Spaniard brought up break point on a wide forehand which was converted when the Japanese fired long.
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.
Adrian Grant, the world No21 squandered two game points at 8-6 in his second game against Alex Gough, the world No 19.
The British national champions and Olympic silver medallists lost the mixed doubles final 1512, 17-14 despite leading 14-3 in the second and holding five game points against Koreans Lee Jae Jin and Lee Hyo Jung.
In a 32-point game, she fought off five break points and wasted eight game points before rifling a backhand down the line.