[machpointfor 1;mach point for 2] /ˈmætʃ ˈpɔɪnt for 1; ˈmætʃ ˌpɔɪnt for 2/
(in tennis, squash, handball, etc.) the point that if won would enable the scorer or the scorer's side to win the match.
Duplicate Bridge. a scoring unit consisting of one point awarded to a partnership for each opposing partnership whose score they better on a hand and of one-half point for each opposing partnership whose score they equal.
Example Sentences for match point
She broke right back and after a nervy double-fault on her first match point, closed out the win.
He faces match point, hopping from foot to foot, then hits the ball wide.
Next, a match point is chosen for any point on both curves.
match point is any combination of temperature and wavelength, at which two media have indistinguishable refractive indices.