Time duration: 2 hours 36 minutes (nineteen minutes shorter than their US Open final played four months before).
Sampras was two points away from winning sets 1 & 3 (tie-breaks 7/5 & 7/3):
– in the 1st he already led *4:0 (deuce) when committed two straight double faults, also led 5:3 in the tie-break
– in the 3rd he was 5:2* (15/0) and 5:4 (30/0)
At the age of 27, Edberg reached his 11th and last Grand Slam final (6-5 record).
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