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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Djokovic led 5-1 in the ensuing tiebreak and although Federer hit back to 5-4, the top seed capitalized on more Federer errors to restore his one-set lead.
Anderson, a member of the ATP Player Council, said he felt it was a matter of time before the final-set tiebreak came in.
Usually a tiebreak favours the player with the bigger serve as he is likely to have to work less hard for points but Berdych was his own worst enemy as double faults in each one helped the Swiss get over the line, the report added.
Still there was another twist in store - the Russian regaining the initiative only to fail to serve out for the title at 6-5 forcing another tension-filled tiebreak which she claimed 7-5.
The No 3 seed then took a grip on the tiebreak from the start, Henman putting a forehand out on the first point and in fact gifting Hewitt the first five points he scored with a number of errors.
With both players firing in serves of more than 130mph, it was almost inevitable that there would be tiebreaks.
GM John Paul Gomez also wound up with five points after he drew with former women's world champion GM Tan Zhongyi of China but ended up at 27th spot after tiebreaks.
Cilic had also become the most successful Croatian Davis Cup player in history on Friday when winning his 37th rubber against Tiafoe but the world number six was found wanting when, after winning the opening set on a tiebreak, he stood on the verge of a commanding lead.
Meanwhile, Tim Henman believes Wimbledon will consider bringing in fifth-set tiebreaks after Anderson's exhausting win.
Tied at 1-1 after standard play, So, representing the USA, and Ding, of China, will go through two rapid tiebreaks and more tiebreakers if necessary.
Venezuela's GM Eduardo Iturrizaga, the 2010 champion, and Russia's GM Aleksandr Rakhmanov, the winner in 2013, also had seven points apiece, but settled for fourth and seventh, respectively, after the tiebreaks were applied.