- a situation, as in a tennis game, when one of the players can win the match by winning the next point
- this point
The final point needed to win a sports match, especially in tennis.
(plural match points)
- (sports, tennis) A state in a game where a player can win the entire match by winning the next point. Often used in tennis.
- He made it to matchpoint three times and still lost, but you can't come much closer than that.