set point


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set point

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

set point

n
1. (Tennis) tennis squash badminton a point that would enable one side to win a set
2. (Squash & Fives) tennis squash badminton a point that would enable one side to win a set
3. (Badminton) tennis squash badminton a point that would enable one side to win a set

set′ point`


n.
Tennis. the point that if won would enable the scorer or the scorer's side to win the set.
[1925–30]

set point

- One's set point (for happiness) is a genetically determined level of happiness, to which one returns after positive or negative emotional experiences.
See also related terms for positive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.set point - (tennis) the final point needed to win a set in tennis
lawn tennis, tennis - a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
point - the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest; "he scored 20 points in the first half"; "a touchdown counts 6 points"
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The 33-year-old easily took the next game and had two set points against the serve but Simon battled back and it went to a tie-break.
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Murray stepped up a gear on his return and saved one set point before breaking back courtesy of a great backhand pass.
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Djokovic moved 4-2 up in the first set but Federer fought back to take it to a tie-break and, although Djokovic retrieved an early mini-break, he dumped a forehand into the net on Federer's first set point.
The control system set point (r) is the desired pressure at the tip of the capillary needle.
The Chilean had won just one point in the first five Nadal service games, but he had the Spaniard in trouble at 6-5 up and 30-all, ripping a backhand deep down the line for a set point on the third seed's serve.
The 18-year-old Dane kept her nerve to edge the final 7-6 (7/5) 7-5 against her more experienced opponent, who twice came back from a break down in the second set and missed a set point of her own.