set point

NOUN
  1. (tennis) the final point needed to win a set in tennis
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How To Use set point In A Sentence

  • Tursunov, ranked 46th in the world and a title winner already this year at Rosmalen, saved two set points against his serve in the 12th game of the opening set, holding to force the tiebreaker. Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
  • He nets a backhand return on the first set point but forces an error with the second, and the crowd goes bananas!
  • With nerves jangling, the Australian again found himself vulnerable at the net as he crashed a backhand volley into the cord to present three set points. Times, Sunday Times
  • Seth Roberts 'view of dieting is that people have a natural "set point" for weight. Thermostats or Muscles?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • Residents of the parish would walk the route, carrying willow wands to beat special stones at set points around the parish boundary.
  • With nerves jangling, the Australian again found himself vulnerable at the net as he crashed a backhand volley into the cord to present three set points. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sometimes these activities involve keys and consoles, other times it's simply a matter of coming across a set point in the level that triggers a cutscene, allowing the characters and story to move forward.
  • Apart from a genetic predisposition to fat, people can drive their set points so low that very minimal eating supports a large weight. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model
  • Henman races to three set points but Udomchoke gets a stay of execution as the Briton lets slip his advantage for deuce.
  • Roddick then mis-hits a forehand miles out to trail 5-4 but bludgeons his way level on the next point, only to give Schalken a set point when he sends a simple volley into the net.
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