hamburg01santoro_agassi

hamburg01santoro_agassi

Points won by each set: [ 31-21, 42-48, 31-20 ]
Points won directly on serve:
18 % Santoro – 17 of 90
9 % Agassi – 10 of 103

The sixth and last meeting between them, it surprisingly ended up with 3:3 (Santoro was two games away from defeat for the second time) # Similarly to their first meeting ten years before in Key Biscayne, the winner put himself in a position to win in straight sets, then erased a break down deficit in the decider… The American [3] played poorly in Hamburg for 50 minutes, he trailed 3:6 *0:2 when began dominating with his powerful forehands. He led 4:1* (15-all) in the 3rd set when unexpected shift occurred and the Frenchman [52] easily grabbed the final five games dropping just 3 points at 20 points he won! He fired two down the T aces in the last game.

# Comparison of their two matches won by Santoro when he was within 2 games of defeat:
Indianapolis 1991: Santoro d. Agassi 2-6, 7-5, 6-2… 1 hours 48 minutes… Total points: 104-93 (breaks: 6-5)
Hamburg 2001: Santoro d. Agassi 6-3, 5-7, 6-4… 2 hours 9 minutes… Total points: 104-89 (breaks: 5-4)

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