What is tiebreaker?

  • (noun): Overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer.


In games and sports, a tiebreaker or tiebreak 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.

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Some articles on tiebreaker:

Curling At The 2009 Winter Universiade - Women - Tiebreaker
... Tiebreaker United Kingdom 8 Czech Republic 5. ...
Longest Tennis Match Records - Summer Olympics - Women
... Longest match by number of games, using tiebreaker scoring 1988 second round, 42 games Larisa Savchenko 6(3) 7(7) 9 Sara Gomer 7(7) 6(3) 7 Longest match ...
Love Me, Love Me Not (game Show) - Gameplay - Tiebreaker
... If two or more panelists tie, each panelist in turn reads the winning contestant a statement ... If either one fools the contestant, that panelist received $100, otherwise the contestant received $100 ...