Definition of center court in US English:

center court

(British centre court)


  • 1The midpoint of a basketball court, in particular the spot precisely in the center where tipoffs take place at the start of each period.

    ‘he walked to center court and tossed the ceremonial jump ball’
    ‘they huddled together at center court and went through their pregame routine’
  • 2Centre CourtA large centrally located tennis court at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon, used for the most popular matches of the Wimbledon Championships.

    ‘the world's top two ranked players will face off on Centre Court’