tie-breaker


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tie-breaker

A method of deciding the winner of a set that is tied (usually at 6–all) by playing a certain number of extra points.
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tie-breaker

[ˈtaɪˌbreɪkəʳ] tie-break [ˈtaɪˌbreɪk] n (Tennis) → tie-break m inv; (in quiz) → spareggio
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After getting off to a slow start, Soylu fought back from a break down in the third set to win emphatically in the tie-breaker 7-1 and advance to the second round along with fifth seed Elise Mertens of Belgium.
Anusha rallied from 1-4 down to force the tie-breaker where she again overcame a 1-4 deficit and held her nerves to win the tie-breaker 9-7.
I never thought I was out because the final set is a tie-breaker," said Taylor.
Pakistan's Davis Cup star Yasir faced a stiff challenge from veteran Davis Cupper Nomi Qamar before cruising into the final after winning on super tie-breaker.
Points difference is the first tie-breaker, with total tries scored the second measure used before the title is shared.
Victory would have sent Britain into the last four but they now need to beat China this afternoon to guarantee at least a tie-breaker.
Frenchman Monfils bravely rallied in the second set, and led 3-0 at one point before edging a tie-breaker 7-5.
The World Championships bronze medallist was one of the success stories for a European All-stars team who lost out to Team USA following a tie-breaker.
In the event of a tie, a tie-breaker round will be implemented.
But Bopanna and Ram dug in well and broke back in the tenth to bring themselves back on to level terms, before the Indo-American duo took the tie-breaker 7-2 to enforce the deciding match tie-breaker.
A sixth successive win in the league would see Sterling Davis' men leapfrog the Devon outfit into fourth and wrap up the head-to-head tie-breaker between the sides.
The pair of Norris and Rittmann set the tie-breaker record by beating Francois Smit and Basson Engelbrecht 18-16, who also played three of their five matches as tie-breaker sets.