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Haas advocates 5th-set tiebreak

Updated: June 27, 2009, 2:49 PM ET
Reuters

LONDON -- Germany's Tommy Haas took a swipe at Wimbledon's policy of not playing a tiebreak in the fifth set after he had to battle for two days to secure a place in the fourth round of the grass-court championships.

The 24th seed saved two match points on Friday when the umpire suspended play on a gloomy Court 1 at 9:33 p.m. local time.

That left Haas stranded at 6-6 in the fifth set, and he had to return Saturday to complete another six games for a 7-5, 7-5, 1-6, 6-7 (3),10-8 win ...

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