In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bola de set femininepunto para set masculine Mexicoset point masculine Southern Cone
- In the tiebreaker, he finally converted on his third set point when the Swiss swatted a backhand long.
- The Russian finally clinched the set on her fourth set point when Williams dumped a tame forehand return into the net.
- Moya took a 6-3 lead in the tiebreaker, but couldn't capitalise on three set points as Agassi evened the score.
- The set saw another exchange of breaks before Escude, conqueror of Lleyton Hewitt and Sebastien Grosjean, captured it on his sixth set point in the tiebreak 7-3.
- Jamie Delgado squandered two set points before going down 7-6 6-1 6-4 to former world number three Juan Carlos Ferrero, the 23rd seed from Spain.
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