Points won directly behind the serve:
27 % Kafelnikov – 20 of 72
24 % Norman – 17 of 69

Very disappointing match, everyone expected a tough encounter because Norman [17] had entered his first major semifinal having won ten straight matches (title in Auckland). Unfortunately against Kafelnikov [2], the 23-year-old Swede needed 35 minutes (trailed 1-6 *0:4) to start playing his normal tennis. ”I would have taken Andre in a heartbeat to play instead of Pete, just because our game matches up against each other. Neither of us can dominate the other. Pete can dominate. If his serve is working, you have no shot at beating him. But with Andre, at least you have a chance.” said Kafelnikov about the other semifinal.

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