THE French Open is back and Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal fight again.
Meanwhile, one of the other favorites was brought into a fifth set in the first round – Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Is there a tiebreak in the fifth set at the French Open?
There is NO tie-break in the fifth set at the French Open.
Following a rule change at Wimbledon, Roland Garros is now the only tournament where play continues until a player with two clear games wins.
Will the Australian Open have a fifth set tiebreak?
The Australian Open has a tiebreak in the fifth set.
There is a twist, however.
To win the match, players must reach ten points in the tie-break instead of the usual seven.
Will Wimbledon have a fifth set tiebreak?
Up until 2019, players at Wimbledon played until there was a winner after two clear games.
However, this rule was then changed by now playing tiebreaks when a fifth set reaches 12-12.
And the new format was used in the final that same year, when Novak Djokovic triumphed over Roger Federer.
Wimbledon’s rule change means all four Grand Slams will use a different format to decide five-set matches.
Will the US Open have a fifth set tiebreak?
Yes. Since 1970, the US Open has decided all matches with a five-set tie-break.
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