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a tennis game won on the opponent's service

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We did lose lot of time and we had to regain a lot in the remaining stages after fixing the problem during the 30-minute service break.
Dimitrov had 13 winners and two service breaks to win the first set 6-1, finishing it off with one of his five opening-set aces.
The third set took 2 hours and 22 minutes and momentum swung, with 11 service breaks and two medical timeouts for Davis to get treatment for toes on both feet before Halep converted on her first match point.The No.
The first three games were service breaks as the players attempted to find their range in the final.
Murray saved two break points at 1-1 in the second set and finally achieved a service break, at the 11th attempt, in the following game despite Berdych again battling back from 0-40.
He saved two break points to open his account in the third game, but Nadal stepped on the accelerator, reeling off four games in a row with two more service breaks to take the set 6-1.
A third successive service break put him ahead in the third before injury struck and Del Potro was forced to retire.
Williams offered more resistance in the next set before Davenport scored a decisive service break to go 5-3 up.
The first set featured service breaks in five of the 10 games, with Santoro converting both service break chances he had and Henman taking three of six break points.
Between both runs there will be a service break in Drawsko Pomorskie.
But Huey and Mirnyi doubled up in the second, and while failing to get a service break, managed to sneak in three aces in the tiebreak that turned the tide in their favor.
An eighth service break in a row only highlighted Martin's malaise and Murray's magnificence and the end was not long in coming.
When Djokovic recouped the service break in the sixth game he gained total control of the match.
Federer v Murray specials - first service break: 9-10 Federer (Boyles) v 10-11 Murray (Blue Sq); first-set winner: 9-10 Federer (S James) v 19-20 Murray (Boyles); most aces: 4-7 Murray (Hills, Lads) v 5-4 Federer (Hills, Lads); total sets: 8-11 two (Hills) v 5-4 three (S James); most double faults: 1-2 Murray (Hills) v 7-4 Federer (Lads); to lose first set and win match: 21-4 Federer (Hills), 11-2 Murray (Hills, Lads); total aces: 5-6 ten or fewer (Lads) v 5-6 11 or more (Lads); total double faults: 4-6 four or fewer (Lads), 11-10 five or more (Lads); total service breaks: 4-5 four or more (Lads), 10-11 three or fewer (Lads).
A service break each saw the second go to a tie-break that the No 1 seed won with ease and, with Robredo serving to stay in the match at 5-6, the Swiss maestro effected the final break of the night to progress.