unreturnable

unreturnable

(ˌʌnrɪˈtɜːnəbəl)
adj
not able to be returned or given back
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The Swiss eighth seed lived dangerously throughout, saving 16 of the 17 break points he faced during the gruelling three hour 46 minute contest, and was a mightily relieved man when he fired down an unreturnable serve to end the semi-final.
TheA-Rod's potent serve is looking as ferocious as ever and his often unreturnable first delivery is being landed with pin-point accuracy.
The match,like his victory over Robin Soderling on Saturday,began late -the scoreboard having ticked around to 5.37pmbefore Henman got proceedings under way with an unreturnable serve.
The Frenchwoman then wasted two match-points with two nervy groundstrokes, before tying up victory - her first Grand Slam title since beating Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in the 1995 Australian Open final - with an unreturnable serve.
A backhand volley winner gave him the first set, and after squandering a match point in the third set, the British third seed sealed his 15th successive win on red dirt with an unreturnable serve.
Joachim Johansson again produced some unreturnable serving to overcome excellent returner Jonas Bjorkman, and Pim Pim is proving a formidable performer on these pacy grass courts.
Twenty-year-old Andrew, who is shortly to begin an architecture degree course at Manchester University, was in scorching form as he unleashed some unreturnable serves to complete a notable family triumph and help secure the Seasiders a crack at Brymbo or Mold in the showpiece final to be staged at the North Wales regional tennis centre inWrexham on Sunday, September 8.
She then closed out the contest and screamed with joy as Seles sent an unreturnable serve long.
The 22-year-old unexpectedly snatched the third set from Nadal but that only delayed the inevitable as the Spaniard became the first man to win a record 70 matches at Roland Garros when he fired down an unreturnable serve.
Grass courts are invariably unpredictable, especially early in the season before the sun has had time to dry them out, and there are likely to be plenty of services that turn out to be unreturnable by even the best.
becoming the first British men's singles finalist since 1938 looked bleak as the Croat wild card sent down a succession of unreturnable serves and broke in the 12th game of the opening set to win it 7-5.
Noah saved four match points in the third-set tiebreaker, two at 7-9 and two more at 9-10 and 10-1l before winning on his first match point at 12-11 with an unreturnable smash.