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game point

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

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
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game′ point`

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.
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(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.
brave; willing; ready. a game old guy; game for anything.
ˈgamely adverb
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 fourth-seeded Spaniard returned long on game point in the sixth game and the line umpire called the ball out but he was over-ruled by Mourier, who got off his chair to show Goffin a mark -- the wrong one.
The former led early 11-6, were pulled back to 18-all but still reached game point first at 20-19.
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.
But Murray immediately responded, breaking back to love, holding his serve and then breaking the Spaniard again in the sixth after saving game point. Murray broke the Spaniard a third time to seal the first set.
After the Wildcats scored two straight, Waddington put Oregon at game point with a kill and Newcombe finished it off with a kill.
when the 2 countries have agreed on this; when they are both parties to a treaty, but disagree over its meaning, and the treaty refers them to the ICJ; when states have made declarations in statutes accepting the decisions of the ICJ as compulsory (any one situation can gain a game point)
The score goes like this: love, 15, 30, 40, and game point.
World No.3 Barrada was at game point in the first set but Nicol battled back to edge it before Barrada dominated the second.
The Indian campaigners dominated the game with seven consecutive points and three game points, while the Taiwan duo settled with four consecutive points and one game point in their overall game.
However, she was unsatisfied with her performance after a 22-20, 21-13 win over Yamaguchi as Tai had to save a game point in the first game.
Raonic, bidding to become Canada's first grand slam singles champion, had his first break points of the match at 2-2 in the third set but Murray snuffed out the danger, letting out a huge roar after winning game point.
Sarah Wilson was involved in a good battle with Holly Robson but Durham's No 1 reached game point at 20-16.