Points won by each set: | 30-25, 27-32, 41-39, 46-43 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
25 % Federer – 35 of 139
17 % Davydenko – 25 of 144

Arguably the toughest 4-set win in Federer’s career (lasted 3 hours 13 minutes). The Swiss [1] won the first set after three consecutive breaks of serve, then Davydenko [5] was a leading force for the next hour. The Russian served at 5:3 in the 3rd set, then squandered six set points: the first two at 6:5* (40/15) when Federer forced two backhand errors; in the tie-break Davydenko led 6:3* (FH error, service winner, BH error) and 7:6 (service winner). On the first set point for Federer, Davydenko committed his first double fault of the match! No breaks of serve in the 4th set, but Federer seemed better and he confirmed it converting his third match point (the first came at 6:5* – Davydenko hit two lines in a row with his forehands, the baseline & made a winner hitting the sideline).

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