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Wimbledon to play final-set tiebreaks

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LONDON (AP) That epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon will never be matched or surpassed, or even challenged.

The All England Club said Friday it will introduce final-set tiebreakers next year, starting when the score reaches 12-12 in the decider.

The grass-court Grand Slam tournament is the second of the four majors to use a final-set tiebreaker to determine a singles match - either the fifth set in a men's match or the third set for the women. The U.S. Open, however, starts its final-set tiebreakers at 6-6.

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