break of serve


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(tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving

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Berankis, on the other hand, handled the pressure well on his own serve and got the second break of serve in the ninth game to go one set up.
He sped to a 3-0 lead in the third with one break of serve, but del Potro broke back to narrow the gap to 3-2.
Del Potro then began the second set with a break of serve and turned up the pressure to run out the winner with six aces and three breaks of serve in just under 90 minutes on court.
Robson, 17, looked like winning easily when she claimed an early break of serve to lead 2-0 in the second set.
However, Cibulkova had knocked out another former champion, Svetlana Kuznetsova, in the fourth round and recovered from an early break of serve to make life difficult for Wozniacki in the second set.
If you want to profit from tennis then the best entry into the market is a break of serve. Breaks of serve are obviously key turning points and if a break occurs, the odds will move rapidly.
Despite being curiously unhappy with her choice of footwear - "I hate these socks" she said after losing one point - Robson secured another break of serve en route to sealing a 6-3 6-2 victory.
Despite being curiously unhappy with her choice of footwear - "I hate these socks" she said after losing one point - Robson was not going to be denied and secured another break of serve en route to sealing a 6-3 6-2 victory.
By most players' standards, Williams' performances at SW19 thus far have been exceptional, with the 28-year-old yet to concede a set or even a break of serve.
A netted forehand from Petrova (pictured right) gave Williams an early break of serve in the second set but the Russian broke back and then broke again to take a 4-3 lead.
Tipsarevic claimed an early break of serve in the first set but squandered the chance to serve it out, missing an easy smash to allow Murray to break back and level at 5-5.
A single break of serve was enough to claim the first set for Gulbis, who ousted the likes of James Blake and Nicolas Lapentti on his way to the last 16 in only his second French Open.
It was the first break of serve to go Murray's way and all it took to turn the match around.
Again Boulter dug deep, breaking her rival's serve to level the set at 5-5 only to see her serve immediately broken, the seventh break of serve in the space of eight games and give Duque-Marino a 6-5 advantage.
The tall left-handed Spaniard, who knocked out compatriot Rafa Nadal in the second round, fought back from a set and a break of serve down to beat Russian Mikhail Youzhny 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.