Tennis is a game of strategies, right?
One tactic—or happy accident, you make the call—that has caught the attention of many online Friday might take the cake.
At the Tenerife Challenger 2, a semifinal doubles match pitted No. 2 seeds Marco Bortolotti and Sergio Martos Gornes against Matteo Gigante and Francesco Passaro. The unseeded duo served for the contest in the second set, and after missing their first match point at 40-30, faced an important situation. Win now, or see their opponents break for 5-5.