match pointmatch point
- a situation in which the next point scored can decide the winner of the match
- 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.