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Is Djokovic - Federer 2019 the first Wimbledon match to have a tiebreak in the final set?

Right now, a tiebreak is being played in the Wimbledon 2019 men's final between Djokovic and Federer. This is different from how it was before; in past Wimbledon tournaments, players were required to ...
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Tennis tiebreak in doubles

What are the rules for a tiebreak in doubles tennis, particularly with service? What are the similarities and differences between a doubles tiebreak and a singles tiebreak?
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Why doesn't Wimbledon have final set tie break?

Wimbledon is the only tennis grand slam that doesn't have a final set tie break. This means that there is no maximum number of games in the 5th set (for men). Famously John Isner and Nicolas Mahut ...
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Is there an ATP 1000 that can end without a tie-break? Why not?

Is there an ATP 1000 that can end without a tie-break? Why not? It seems unfair to end with a tie break.
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What tie-breaker is used in the ATP ranking, when two players have the same number of points?

If two players have exactly the same number of points in the ATP ranking, what further criteria are used to determine which of them will be higher in the ranking? I am aware of the fact that this is ...
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who serves after tiebreaker in doubles tennis

In doubles tennis, who serves 1st after a tie breaker set? I realize who starts the tie break but who serves the first regular game after the tie break?