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Points won by each set: | 28-18, 26-15, 26-10 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
31 % Agassi – 18 of 58
16 % Schuettler – 11 of 65

# The shortest Australian Open final in the Open Era since the event became respectable (eleven minutes shorter than their duel on the same court two years later). Agassi’s [2] fourth and last Aussie Open title, eight years after claiming the first one. Schuettler [36] had no chance, but several months later surprisingly defeats Agassi 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the Montreal quarterfinals…

Agassi’s route to his 55th title (his last Grand Slam):
1 Brian Vahaly 7-5, 6-3, 6-3
2 Hyung-Taik Lee 6-1, 6-0, 6-0
3 Nicolas Escude 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
4 Guillermo Coria 6-1, 3-1 ret.
Q Sebastien Grosjean 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
S Wayne Ferreira 6-2, 6-2, 6-3
W Rainer Schuettler 6-2, 6-2, 6-1

# Comparison of their two Aussie Open matches:
2003: Agassi d. Schuettler 6-2, 6-2, 6-1… 1 hour 16 minutes… Total points: 80-43
2005: Agassi d. Schuettler 6-3, 6-1, 6-0… 1 hour 27 minutes… Total points: 94-60

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