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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Caption: B champ Sosa, with runner-up Orozco left, came back after losing to Angel Araiza in a tiebreaker.
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.
Beating Miami in Week 17 will be especially important for Buffalo because it would give them the tiebreaker over Tennessee if both teams finish 9-7.
However, Bolton got into his stride in the second game, forcing a tiebreaker with a 21-17 victory.
While Mondy made a concerted effort in the second game to push a tiebreaker in the final, Ostrander proved to be too consistent in keeping the ball in play.
The luck of the draw was in Democratic candidate Blaine Eaton's favor Friday afternoon, after a Mississippi House race tiebreaker was decided when he pulled a long green straw from a box.
We'd lose a lot of sets 7-5 or in tiebreakers, but that experience has helped us find a way to now win those close ones, like we did (against Hart).
Patrick Cooke and Sam Sottosanti are two of the Midwest's best bets for the future and they battled to an 11-9 tiebreaker conclusion in the A final.
Team USA's 8-6 upset loss to Canada on Wednesday at Chase Field forces the Americans to worry about tiebreakers as the time nears to eliminate two of the four teams in round-robin Pool B.
Phil Kirk/Matt Osburn needed two tiebreakers to win the 50-plus doubles and took charge early in both matches to do just that.