Tiebreaker

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Tiebreaker

A random character assigned to a matchcode to prevent duplicate codes. This is important when matchcodes are derived from personal information such as addresses or zip codes in which repetitions are probable. A tiebreaker is also called a unique character.
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After withstanding two break points in the second game of the third set by smoking two more aces, Roddick again elbowed his way into the tiebreaker.
consumer retail or business-to-business), some typical areas can prove powerful tiebreakers that differentiate you from the competition.
Having completed the questions, you may then be faced with another challenger - the tiebreaker.
Had Canada not given up those runs, it would have a stranglehold on the crucial tiebreaker.
That would cause the Trojans to be tied with Oregon State and Washington State for sixth place, and USC would be eliminated in the tiebreaker.
1 singles player Raj Khalsa played three of the tiebreakers, winning two.
The first tiebreaker is head-to-head competition, and all fourth-place teams split in that situation.
But because of the point system used to determine semifinalists, Nick Modovan's goal with three minutes remaining in a 4-1 victory Thursday over Van Nuys allowed the Vikings to advance over Newbury Park on the fourth tiebreaker.
If USC wins, the Trojans, Bruins and Stanford would share the title, with conference tiebreakers determining the seeds in the MPSF tournament.
Bonaventure (3-2 in league), which forced the Regents (8-4, 5-0) into three tiebreakers in doubles.
1 player, however, extending Sampras to two tiebreakers.
Courier outlasted Tim Henman in five pulsating sets, three of them going to tiebreakers, and won in 4 hours, 12 minutes.