Points won by each set: [ 26-26, 24-29, 34-38, 46-43, 25-13 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
35 % Agassi – 53 of 148
46 % Sampras – 72 of 156

It was the best what tennis could offer at the beginning of the new century – a five set classic between two titans of the game of the entire previous decade. The night session match was exceptionally tight in the first four sets, and Sampras unexpectedly lost his composure in the decider not being bothered by an injury; it’s tough to say whether wasted chances in the 4th set affected him or not given his enormous experience…. In the 3rd set he saved two set points at *5:6 to win a tie-break 7/0. In the 4th set he led 2:1* (40/15) & 3:2 (40/30) when Agassi [1] played his first volley winner. Sampras [3] also led *4:3 in the second tie-break after phenomenal passing-shot, he missed a backhand volley in the following point though. As he led 5:4, Agassi fired two service winners to convert his first set point with a furious forehand passing-shot. Fast-paced match, lasted only 2 hours 55 minutes.

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