service break service break

Definition(s):

  • (n) a tennis game won on the opponent's service

Usage(s):

  1. The second set dragged on for 21 games without a service breakuntil the younger Aussie slipped and fell, injuring his right instep.
  2. Evert Lloyd won the first set on its only service break.

News

  • Federer stunned while Nadal rolls on at US Open

    Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open in the fourth round while Rafael Nadal captured his 19th hardcourt win in a row to reach the quarter-finals without having allowed a service break.
    on September 3, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

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