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match point

Ophthalmology
In vision colorimetry, the mean of the statistical spread in values obtained with an anomaloscope for an individual or a class of individuals.

Sport medicine
In tennis, the final point needed to win the match
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I gave everything on those match points and she just came up with better shots.
Lee saved a match point in the 12th game of the decider and threw his arms up in triumph when he won the tie-break 7-4 to take the title.
Robredo then rescued a match point to take the final set to a tie-break, with both players looking to be on their last legs.
But over best of five, saving match points against Gael in an atmosphere that it was out here, it's very special.
When play started again he saved the match point with a hefty first serve which Zemlja returned into the net tape.
He also had match points in his Tokyo semi-final against Milos Raonic and at the Paris Masters against Jerzy Janowicz only to lose both matches, while at the O2 Arena he started very well but tailed off in the second set.
They saved match points at 9-10, 10-11, 12-13, 13-14 and 14-15.
Finally Lisicki held for 7-6 and the pressure told on Li, who fired a forehand wide on the German's third match point.
Speaking about her hard fought victory, Schiavone said: "It's like every point is match point.
Monfils saved five match points to beat the top seed and he will now face Robin Soderling in the final after the Swede beat Michael Llodra 6-7 7-5 7-6 in another titanic battle.
Home crowd hero Gael Monfils of France saved five match points to beat top-seeded Roger Federer 7-6 (7), 6-7 (1), 7-6 (4) on Saturday and reach the final of the Paris Masters.
WORLD number one Rafael Nadal will face Gael Monfils in the final of the Rakuten Japan Open after saving two match points to beat Viktor Troicki 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 7-6 (9-7) in the semi-finals.