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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But Krajinovic hit back, breaking Pouille in the ninth game before winning the second set tie-break.
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Edmund was broken as he served for the first set, but recovered to win on the tie-break.
He was unhappy with umpire Fergus Murphy for handing him a point penalty for an audible obscenity during a tie-break.
The Australian left opponent Steve Johnson and umpire Fergus Murphy baffled when he shook hands and walked off court after losing the first set on a tie-break.
The Scot had won 24 consecutive sets before Slovakia's Martin Klizan took a tie-break off him in Vienna.
As so often happens with the Cypriot of late, the first set went to a tie-break in which he showed composure to come away with the first set 7-3.
Ganguly, 32, and Salem finished in a tie on seven points each, but the Emirati had a better tie-break score with more wins.
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