Translation of tiebreaker in Spanish:

tiebreaker

Pronunciation: /ˈtaɪˌbreɪkər; ˈtaɪˌbreɪkə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 (in tennis) muerte (feminine) súbita 1.2 (in quiz game) pregunta (feminine) de desempate 1.3 (casting vote) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], voto (masculine) de calidad
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    • If the late Jimmy van Alen hadn't invented tennis' tiebreaker in the 1960s, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi might still be playing.
    • 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.
    • The 10th and final race, however, was the tiebreak decider, with the winner declared champion.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.