double fault

NOUN
  1. (tennis) two successive faults in serving resulting in the loss of the point
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How To Use double fault In A Sentence

  • Yesterday, he hit some crucial double faults and made forehand errors when he had the court at his mercy, particularly in the fourth set. Times, Sunday Times
  • Halfway through, he had still had only two double faults for the fortnight. Times, Sunday Times
  • A surfeit of forehand errors and double faults did not aid the Chinese. Times, Sunday Times
  • In addition, he served fewer than two double faults per match. Times, Sunday Times
  • She had a huge big serve so I thought please double fault so I can win the match, " said the 29-year-old, aiming to become the first Asian to win a Grand Slam singles title.
  • Nalbandian appeared snared from the start, opening the match with a double fault. USATODAY.com - Australia's Hewitt takes Wimbledon
  • He capitalised on Querrey's below-par serve to take the second following a break at 2-2, Querrey soon handing the match to Roger with his seventh double fault.
  • She conceded four successive double faults, the ball either barely making it to the net or being shanked wildly out of court.
  • But what concerns me is her serve, specifically double faults at the worst time. Times, Sunday Times
  • The fifth-set end-game started with Djokovic serving at 3-4 and stringing together an uncharacteristically bad game, getting broken at love on two mishit forehands, a framer of Federer's that set up a winner and a double fault on a second serve that missed the line by about a foot. Novak Djokovic Eliminates Roger Federer In U.S. Open Semifinals
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