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(tennis) the final point needed to win a set in tennis

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The Dane then raced into a 6-1 lead over the sleepwalking Pliskova before the Czech rose from her slumber to first save all five set points and then fashion three more of her own, which Wozniacki somehow managed to survive.
After saving all five set points - and another at 8-7 - he revealed his nerves by donating a seventh set point with a horrible double fault at 8-8.
The optimal loop pressure set point is automatically calculated and determined based on the optimal system flow resistance (SFR) and real-time water flow rate.
Evidence also points to the existence of set points in the nervous system, but it has never been observed that they change, until now," Eaton said.
Federer held on and brought up two set points but he let the chance slip away and this time Djokovic did capitalise, a forehand into the corner too much for the champion.
Still Chela had a chance to serve out the set but he let Murray back in by hitting a double-fault on set point and, after he missed a between-the-legs shot by a whisker, the Scot levelled at 5-5 with a superb forehand winner.
Murray fought back to level at 4-4 and saved two set points when serving at 5-4 down and levelled once more.
The Chilean had won just one point in the first five Nadal service games, but he had the Spaniard in trouble at 6-5 up and 30-all, ripping a backhand deep down the line for a set point on the third seed's serve.
Experiment with adjusting set points one degree at a time, but remember, you won't please everyone.
He held firm to make Murray serve out the set, and the 21-year-old let three more set points slip away as Seppi broke back.
But it was Murray who finally forged ahead to create three more set points, the second of which he took.
The 26-year-old trailed 5-3 in both sets and faced set points but battled back to come through 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (9-7) and secure a place in the semi-finals for the first time in six years.
Murray lost just two points on his first three services but after the Austrian saved two set points at 6-5 it was destined for a tie-break.
To overcome this problem and allow achievement of good temperature uniformity over a larger range of set points, a thermal anchor can be used.
The women who had acquired these genetically diverse virus populations also had significantly higher viral set points and significantly lower CD4+ counts four to 24 months after infection than did those with only one strain of the virus.