Catalan translation: punt directe

English term or phrase:ace
Catalan translation:punt directe

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16:41 Sep 10, 2009
English to Catalan translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Sports / Fitness / Recreation
English term or phrase: ace
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A serve where the receiver fails to return or even touch the ball. The point is won by the server.

Example sentence(s):
  • Federer then squandered two game points before serving his second ace for the game to force a tiebreak, with the match ticking past three hours. IBM Corp., Tennis Australia
  • The second-seeded del Potro slammed down five of his 19 aces in the tie breaker, including an authoritative ace down the middle to earn his fourth championship point, then fired a forehand winner to end a high-quality 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(6) victory over Roddick and successfully defend his Washington DC championship. Tennis Week
  • Nadal finds a stunning forehand into the corner to earn two break points. Federer responds with an ace before forcing an error to snuff out both. 365 Media Group plc
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punt directe
Punt guanyat per un jugador directament amb el servei, sense que l'adversari hagi pogut tocar la pilota.
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punt directe

Definition from TermCat:
Punt guanyat per un jugador directament amb el servei, sense que l'adversari hagi pogut tocar la pilota.

Example sentence(s):
  • Si els periodistes que retransmeten partits de tenis es mantenen en l'ús de la forma punt directe com a alternativa al manlleu anglès ace, és prou probable que aquesta alternativa s'acabi imposant. - III Seminari de Correcció de Textos : l  
Maria Rosich Andreu
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