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# Tennis Tournament

In a singles tennis tournament, 111 players participated. They used a new ball for each new match. When a player lost one match, he was eliminated from the tournament. How many balls did they need?

### Answer

There was only one winner, so the remaining 110 players were defeated in 110 matches. Therefore, they used 110 balls.Hide Answer Show Answer

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There "were" only one winner??

One would have to assume that the answer has been edited? Anyway very old puzzle.

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