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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"I think in the tiebreaker, we broke their will a little bit and they got frustrated and after the first set, they didn't really want to play after that."
Both teams are a game behind Houston in the division, and the Texans would lose the tiebreaker for first place if they are defeated by the Jaguars.
The extra-inning tiebreaker rule will only apply to games played during the Atlantic League's 140-game regular season.
He rolled to a 6-1 lead in the tiebreaker before Federer, again, couldn't find any answers.
Williams, who twice served to win the match, double-faulted on the last point of the game that made it 6-6 and forced the tiebreaker.
If the head-to-head record is tied, then division record will be the next tiebreaker.
How Aly Raisman Lost the All-Around Women's Bronze Medal on a Tiebreaker [SBN]
USATF officials had to scramble to come up with a tiebreaker procedure because there was nothing in the rulebook in case of a dead heat to determine an Olympic berth, a scenario that had no precedent.
He was visited twice by a trainer, including right before the tiebreaker, when his foot was taped up, which seemed to help alleviate the problem.
Both teams could wind up with 48 wins - the first tiebreaker. The second tiebreaker is season series, and Worcester leads it, eight points to seven, with the final game of the season set for Portland.
You have to have a tiebreaker. You have to give potential customers a reason to say, "OK, that's the difference.
Del Potro won the second-set tiebreaker 7-5, and after double-faulting the last two points to lose the third set, battled the world number one to another tiebreaker in the fourth.