Originally Posted by AnotherGameFor
I personally like a compromise of going to a tiebreaker at 12-12 in the 5th set. 6-6 is just too early to go to a somewhat lotteryish tiebreaker, but at some point it is in both players interest to have the match end.
Yes, commentators were discussing this a few days ago.
A tie breaker at 12-12 would be perfect. You'd still have the epicness of a long fifth set, but not so that players are exhausted.
I mean, some match ups just take long, regardless of a fifth set tie breaker.