doubles doubles  /ˈdə bəlz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) badminton played with two players on each side
  2. (n) tennis played with two players on each side

Usage(s):

  1. He may have won tennis gold in Sydney four years ago, but this time doubles star Nestor and his new partner are the underdogs.
  2. A year later, doubles, which had been losing money for the past 15 years, is thriving using most of those new rules.
  3. Crowded and expensive courts force people to play doubles, and some clubs have dictated doubles only for weekends, which frequently translates into mixed-doubles.

News

  1. McPherson dominates doubles titles in junior open

    The McPherson doubles teams took three of the four championships during last week’s McPherson Junior Open Tennis Tournament held at McPherson High School.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The McPherson Sentinel

  2. Former doubles champ Bob Hewitt to face accusers amid rape allegations

    Former Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt has been served a summons to appear in a South African court to face allegations he sexually abused young girls he coached decades ago, prosecutors said Thursday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Florida Times-Union

  3. Doubles Partner wins Belmont feature

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Doubles Partner rallied for a 1¼-length win over Admiral Perry in the $79,380 allowance feature on the turf at Belmont Park on Wednesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "I looked over and there he was," Federer said. "He asked if I could sit next to me. I said, 'Sure. There's no problem. There's an extra seat'. We go way back. We used to play doubles together, we used to practise a lot together. We've always...
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Roger Federer Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I don't mind making a bad swing here or there, making a bogey here or there. It's part of the US Open," Mickelson said. "I thought going without any doubles was good. It's just that I've got to make birdies."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Phil Mickelson Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I think Australia is lucky for me because I win the first Grand Slam doubles title in Australia," said Zheng, who won the Australian Open and Wimbledon doubles titles in 2006 with Yan Zi. "So I'm so happy I'm in the quarterfinal of Australia...
    on Jan 23, 2010 By: Zheng Jie Source: The Hindu

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