hamburg92edberg_camporese

hamburg92edberg_camporese

Points won by each set: [ 24-32, 48-46, 28-14 ]
Points won directly on serve:
35 % Edberg – 31 of 87
20 % Camporese – 22 of 105

It was quite strange, rainy match. Camporese [32] saved break points in his two opening service games while Edberg [2] held twice without any problems. Then came a rain break and the Italian took advantage of it, he was playing brilliant passing-shots to lead 6-2, 4:2* (15/0). Big upset hung in the air, but Edberg managed to finally get a break in the 8th game with an exceptionally lucky return (frame off his BH, the ball was going out, yet hit the netcord and landed on the line!). At 5-all he saved a mini-match point with a volley, at 4-all in the the-break he struck a second serve ace (his first in the contest!), got another point and clinched the breaker 7/5. The 3rd set was a one way traffic, Camporese couldn’t regain his focus. It was the second time in 1992 when he was within a few games to beat Edberg in the quarterfinals of events held in Germany #

# Comparison of their two 1992 matches:
Stuttgart (QF): Edberg d. Camporese 4-6, 6-2, 7-5… 2 hours 26 minutes… Total points: 110-104
Hamburg (QF): Edberg d. Camporese 2-6, 7-6, 6-2… 2 hours 15 minutes… Total points: 100-92

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