Points won by each set: [ 27-17, 42-49, 30-22 ]
Points won directly on serve:
21 % Monaco – 18 of 84
22 % Isner – 23 of 103

Quite typical scoreline for Monaco [16], yet very untypical for Isner [10]. The American had entered the final with 44 straight holds, but he lost his serve twice already in the 1st set – Monaco in a form of his life at the time, so he was able to retrieve a lot which made Isner working harder on serve throughout the match. In the crazy 2nd set (20 deuces!) Isner needed 14 deuces in three of his five service game (saved 5-3-1 break points respectively). Monaco finally broke again at 4:3 in the windy 3rd set and celebrated the 2-hour 28-minute victory on his knees (the pic-photo) after a backhand passing-shot. Earlier in the set, the Argentine had hit a sideline winner serving at 2-all (15/40) with a risky, not fully controlled backhand, and it was a vital point for the outcome.

Monaco’s route to his 5th title:
2 Ttatsuma Ito 6-3, 6-3
Q Kevin Anderson 7-6(4), 7-5
S Michael Russell 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
W John Isner 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

Serve & volley: Monaco 0, Isner 2/3

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