footfault footfault

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fault that occurs when the server in tennis fails to keep both feet behind the baseline

Usage(s):

  1. Then a footfault judge called a point against Wood.
  2. These of course were fostered by the typical non-playing criticism, from the stands, of non-playing Captain Shields, who complained of the non-giving of a footfault against Seixas.
  3. But a footfault was called and he had to serve over.
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