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game point

noun
1.
(in tennis, squash, handball, etc.) the point that if won would enable the scorer or the scorer's side to win the game.
Origin of game point
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • He fends off the match points and gets to game point but is stymied by a big del Potro forehand.

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game point

noun
1.
(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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