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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1 rushed out to a 3-1 lead in the decider, but the second-seeded Azarenka won five of the next six points to take charge at 6-4 before taking the tiebreaker when Williams belted a backhand too long.
Tiebreakers usually aren't anything particularly unusual or exotic, but more often the mastery of a customer's basic expectation.
After Young, who trailed 4-1, hit a backhand winner on the line to tie the tiebreaker at 4-4, Russell hit a backhand into the net, followed by two forehand errors to relinquish the set.
If the granddaughter is a qualifying child of both her grandmother and mother, IRC section 32(c)(1)(C)--the tiebreaker rule--should apply, but it doesn't.
The first tiebreaker is whether a student has a sibling already at the school and, after that, race becomes the determining factor.
Even with a loss, the Titans have a chance to make the postseason because of tiebreaker scenarios.
Mehilos continued his momentum in the tiebreaker as he mixed serves, powerful drives and kills out of reach.
GM Zhu Chen of Qatar won the women's division by tiebreaker over two of her former countrymates from China.
He raced to a 3-0 lead in the tiebreaker and took a 6-1 lead with a pair of booming serves.
CORVALLIS - Wyoming won a tiebreaker based on total points to beat Oregon State 23-22 in a nonconference college wrestling meet on Sunday at Gill Coliseum.
Major League Baseball has set first pitch times both for Thursday's potential Wild Card tiebreaker games and for Friday's pair of Game Ones in the American League Division Series, subject to change.
After being overwhelmed in the first set by the seventh seeded Querrey, Roddick raced to a 6-3 lead in the second set tiebreaker behind three errors from his 22-year-old opponent, and eventually won it 7-5 with a 133-mph ace.