Definition of game point in US English:

game point


  • (in tennis and other sports) a point that, if won by one contestant, will also win the game.

    • ‘He worked him hard in the first, going up 10-6 before giving up a stroke at game point.’
    • ‘Finally it was game point, and the opposing team served it across the net.’
    • ‘Riley, a reserve outside hitter from Texas, converted a kill on game point to tie the match.’
    • ‘His determination during game point was evident.’
    • ‘Why did I miss that serve when it was game point in the championship?’


game point

/ˌɡeɪm ˈpɔɪnt//ˌɡām ˈpoint/