Points won by each set: | 23-32, 51-47, 50-42, 51-48 |
Points won directly on serve:
32 % Martin – 47 of 144
25 % Edberg – 51 of 200
Martin  wins the tie-breaks (9/7, 9/7, 7/4), so it’s rather counter-intuitive that he didn’t save a set point in any of those three sets. For the second time in his career, Edberg  loses a 4-set Grand Slam semifinal dropping three consecutive sets in tie-breaks. As opposed to the previous match of this kind (against Michael Stich at Wimbledon ’91), the Swede was broken a few times vs Martin. The American led *4:1 (15/0) in the 2nd set, then trailed *5:6. In the tie-break he converted his third set point. In the 3rd set he was *3:5 (0/15) – broke back in the next game to ‘love’ passing Edberg four times in a row! In the tie-break Martin led 6:4 & 7:6. In the 4th set the American failed to serve the match out in the 10th game. The semifinal lasted 3 hours 51 minutes.