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Two successive service faults in tennis, resulting in the loss of a point.
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(Tennis) the serving of two faults in succession, thereby losing a point
(Tennis) (intr) to serve a double fault
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(in tennis, etc.) two faults in succession, resulting in the loss of the point, the loss of the serve, or both.
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|Noun||1.||double fault - (tennis) two successive faults in serving resulting in the loss of the point|
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
fault - (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area); "he served too many double faults"
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