#Tennis: Call It the #John #Isner Rule – #Wimbledon Plans to Add a Final-Set Tiebreaker


#WIMBLEDON, #England — “Nothing like this will ever happen again, ever,” #John #Isner said while winning a fifth set, 70-68, over #Nicolas #Mahut at Wimbledon in 2010.

On Friday, Wimbledon organizers made that official by announcing that they would adopt final-set tiebreakers for all matches in 2019.

While the #USOpen has had a final-set tiebreaker at 6-6 for decades, Wimbledon will, in a nod to tradition, put the finish line later: at 12-12.

Read more at: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/sports/tennis/wimbledon-fifth-set-tiebreaker.html

Categories: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: