tie-break


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tie-break

(ˈtaɪˌbreɪkə) or

tie-breaker

n
1. (Tennis) tennis a method of deciding quickly the result of a set drawn at six-all, usually involving the playing of one deciding game for the best of twelve points in which the service changes after odd-numbered points
2. (General Sporting Terms) any contest or game played to decide a winner when contestants have tied scores
Translations

tie-break

[ˈtaɪbreɪk] tie-breaker [ˈtaɪbreɪkəʳ] N (Sport) → muerte f rápida, desempate m
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Murray will be joined by David Ferrer, Tim Henman, Kyle Edmund and two other players for a round-robin tournament, with each match a first-to-10 tie-break.
Ganguly, 32, and Salem finished in a tie on seven points each, but the Emirati had a better tie-break score with more wins.
Junior international Mason Recci and his coach Maniel Bains, from Coventry, also won three out of three, surviving a deciding tie-break against the Durham Firsts.
FERGAL GREGORY scored his second win of the season by getting the verdict on a tie-break in the GSMC O'Gorman Cup Sporting Trial at Brittas.
In a match which swung first one way and then the other, the Scot eventually won 3-6 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (10-8) claiming the final set on a tie-break against his Spanish opponent.
In a match which swung first one way and then the other, the Scot eventually won 3-6 7-6 (9/7) 7-6 (10/8) claiming the final set on a tie-break against his Spanish opponent.
ANDY MURRAY won through to the second round of the men's doubles at the Qatar Open after he took a champions tie-break victory along with Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia.
In the tie-break, Yasir played some delightful ground strokes to win the second set 7-6.
Omran and Samahiji clinched their title after beating Ali and Hassan Al Attar 4-6, 6-4, 10-6 in super tie-break.
1 had saved two match points in the fourth set tie-break, but won four successive points to take the match to a deciding fifth set.
Rebounding from his disappointing loss to Stanislas Wawrinka in Monte Carlo last month, Murray edged Mayer over two tie-break sets to set up a third round clash with Gilles Simon.
SERBIA needed a champions tie-break in the deciding mixed doubles rubber to beat Australia after Novak Djokovic suffered a shock defeat to Bernard Tomic in the Hopman Cup in Perth.