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When you are receiving a serve from your opponent thereby giving them the advantage, If you outscore them and win the game, then this is called to breaking their serve.

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Break point is when the oppenent is on the verge of breaking your serve. If he wins your break point on your serve. He has broken you.


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In tennis it is assumed that it will be easier to score points on one's own serve because you can get an ace and also dictate the point. To "break" your opponent's serve means that you have beaten him/her on their own serve. When you break serve you go up an additional game towards winning the set and your opponent must "break back" to even up the number of games won in the set.


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