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In tennis, what happens when the score is tied at 40-40 (deuce)?

28 Mar 2023

When the score in a tennis match is tied at 40-40, it is referred to as "deuce." At this point, the next point is critical and the players will often play a particularly aggressive style in order to break the deadlock. To win the game, a player must win two consecutive points. If the score reaches deuce again, the players must continue to alternate points until one of them eventually wins two consecutive points and takes the game. This can be a long, drawn-out process that can become a real test of skill and endurance. The tension of being at deuce can be a thrilling experience for players and spectators alike!

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