The third game of a match, played to 11 points, when a different player or team wins each of the first two games.
A method of determining the winner of a set that's tied. The most commonly used is the 13-point tiebreaker, which is won by the player who first wins 7 points, provided that the margin of victory is at least 2 points. This is sometimes called a "lingering death" tiebreaker, on contrast to the sudden death tiebreaker.
The third game of a match, which is usually played to 11 points.
overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer
a way to choose the winner of a match when teams are tied after overtime. In FIFA tournament play, a golden golden period and penalty kicks are used until a winner is determined.
If a set reaches 4-4, a nine-point tiebreaker is played to decide the winner of the set. A tiebreaker is won by the first team to reach five points. Players change sides after four points. The tiebreaker counts as one game and decides the outcome of the set.
Employed if a set becomes tied at 6-6. A tiebreaker is generally played to 7 points, but because it too must be won by at least two points, it may be extended.
A game played to 11 points; used after a different player or team wins each of the first two games of a match.
a way to choose the winner of a match when teams are tied after overtime; in FIFA tournament play, a series of penalty kicks are taken by players from both teams, and the team that scores on more of them is declared the winner.
In games and sports, a tiebreaker is used to determine a winner from among players or teams that are tied at the end of a contest, or a set of contests.