Translation of tiebreaker in Spanish:


muerte súbita, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtaɪˌbreɪkər//ˈtʌɪbreɪkə/


  • 1

    (in tennis)
    muerte súbita feminine
    • Larsson threatened to bring off a king-size upset when he took the match into a fifth and deciding set after taking a fourth-set tiebreaker.
    • Williams, bidding for her fifth Grand Slam title and her first since 2001, overcame five set points in the tiebreaker.
    • All games were keenly contested and several matches were decided on tiebreakers.
    • But the league should employ the same tiebreaker baseball does - a winner-goes-on game.
    • Power was suffering pain in his left foot, which Lincou had trodden on early in the first game, but still managed to send the game into a tiebreak.
    • Agassi had four set points in the tiebreaker, winning the only one on which he served.
    • A tiebreaker in the fifth game was an auspicious ending to the inaugural Howe Cup doubles championship.
    • Scott wins the tiebreak with a score of 4-7 handing him the first set.
    • There also is a strong possibility the Raiders could miss the play-offs, because like the Patriots, they lose virtually all tiebreakers.
    • Their victory over the Patriots gives them the tiebreaker.
    • He was declared the tournament winner on a tiebreak because he won more games with the black pieces.
    • The daylong quiz included visual clips, a rapid fire round and a tiebreaker to select the winner.
    • The Falcons would lose tiebreakers to NFC teams Dallas and Minnesota if the play offs began today.
    • At 30-30, there is a 19-stroke rally which is won by Robredo and he goes on to take the game and force the tiebreak.
    • She retrieves the break only to go match point down in the tiebreaker when she makes a complete hash of a simple volley.
    • The 10th and final race, however, was the tiebreak decider, with the winner declared champion.
    • In the deciding tiebreaker, Rafter went ahead 6-2 on an ace, several service winners and a backhand, crosscourt winner.
    • They played on to the tiebreak, where Agassi won on his second match point.
    • If the late Jimmy van Alen hadn't invented tennis' tiebreaker in the 1960s, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi might still be playing.
    • If Los Angeles wins, to split the season series, the Kings own the tiebreaker based on their superior division record.
  • 2

    (in quiz game)
    pregunta de desempate feminine
  • 3US informal

    (casting vote)
    voto de calidad masculine