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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bye_(sports)

A bye is a special privilege given to a team in the initial rounds because of which it gets exempted from playing in the first round and directly enters the second ...

dearsportsfan.com/2014/11/03/bye-sports

Nov 3, 2014 ... In sports, a bye refers to a period when a team or player would normally ... elimination tournament, like the NFL playoffs or a tennis tournament.

www.printyourbrackets.com/how-byes-work-in-a-tournament.html

Bye Rounds. Byes are always awarded in just the first round of the tournament. To figure out the number of byes in each tournament you simply subtract the ...

www.quora.com/How-does-a-Bye-in-the-draw-of-tennis-work

I have pooled the information relevant to answer this question from the Official WTA Rules. The same is as follows: “Byes will be given to the ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/21497/in-a-tournament-do-i-get-a-by-a-bye-or-a-buy

Apr 17, 2011 ... Here's what you get: bye 1 |bī| noun 1 the transfer of a competitor directly to the next round of a competition in the absence of an assigned ...

sports.stackexchange.com/questions/15677/why-so-many-bye-in-atp-indian-wells

Mar 8, 2017 ... Professional tennis also does this with smaller tournaments (Indian Wells is a ... Not every tournament gives seeded players a bye, though.

www.tennisabstract.com/blog/2012/07/27/who-benefits-from-byes

Jul 27, 2012 ... So while the bye itself increases Delpo's expected ranking points by 11%, the increased probability of facing the other top seeds reduces it a bit ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/bye

Bye definition, Sports. in a tournament, the preferential status of a player or ... a competitor when the rest have drawn pairs" (1883), originally in lawn-tennis. 2.

www.britishtennis.com/newtotennis/glossary

The lines at either end of the tennis court, where you serve from. ... Before the start of a tournament seeded players can be given a Bye, which means they are ...