service break

noun Tennis.
1.
an instance of a player winning a game against a server.
2.
a game won against an opponent's service.

Origin:
1950–55

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Example sentences
The first set produced only one service break as both players held for the first seven games.
He is a master at securing an early service break after a particularly brutal set.
However, a service break of more than one year will cancel previous service credit toward vacation eligibility.
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