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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    At the beginning of this 2-hour 55-minute final, Rios looked like he would retire, but he somehow won the opening set and his physical problems evaporated. “Even if I was not feeling good, I played one of my best matches”, he said. “I’m really proud I can win a match like that.
    “I wasn’t feeling that good all day,” said Agassi, who earned $650,000. “It’s hard to recover in 15 hours or so” referring to his semifinal that lasted 3 hours 41 minutes… Rios 5 out of 6 service games in the 3rd set won to ‘love’!
    The number of participants was reduced from 16 to 12. Rios earned 1.3 million $, his road to the title…
    Q Felix Mantilla 7-6(2), 7-5
    S Mark Philippoussis 7-6(4), 6-3, 6-4
    W Andre Agassi 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(1), 5-7, 6-3

    Points won by each set: | 33-32, 17-27, 43-30, 30-41, 31-25 |

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