Translation of match point in Spanish:

match point

bola de partido, n.

noun

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    bola de partido feminine
    punto para partido masculine Mexico
    match point masculine Southern Cone
    • He double faulted on his first match point and then missed a smash after a bizarre rally in the windy conditions.
    • The home favourite served for the match and closed it out on a second match point with a backhand down the line.
    • Someone will twist an ankle, fall to the heat, double fault at match point, be rude to an opponent, hit a shot we promise ourselves cannot exist.
    • He held off a match point at 6-5 in the tiebreak before claiming it 9-7.
    • He won on his second match point with his 19th ace - after double-faulting on his first - something he blamed on rushing to the finishing post.
    • They played on to the tiebreak, where he won on his second match point.
    • He blew a second match point with a backhand drop shot that fell short.
    • From there on he just kept pulling away, setting up a match point with a forehand pass which landed on the baseline.
    • Her loss was largely of her own doing, with 51 unforced errors and five double-faults, including on match point.
    • He eventually won the tie-break 7-4 on his third match point.
    • He dropped one last forehand on the baseline to reach match point.
    • She retrieves the break only to go match point down in the tiebreaker when she makes a complete hash of a simple volley.
    • She double-faulted on her first match point, but won on her next when her opponent's backhand went long.
    • The former world No.1 netted a backhand on the first match point.
    • She put the match away with an ace on her fourth match point.
    • She made 24 unforced errors in the first set and benefited from a controversial line call in the tie-break to save a match point.
    • Once again, however, she held her nerve and kept Taiwan in the match, despite a disputed net call early on and facing a match point at 40-30.
    • Serving for her first place in the semi-finals of the French Open in 11 years, she tensed up, double-faulted and blew a match point.
    • The South African saved the first match point with a forehand winner but then netted the next return.
    • ‘I am never nervous: even when another player has match point I will go for a winner’.