* The stats consists 19 out of 25 games (76%). The number of aces, double faults & break points correct for the entire contest

Points won by each set: [ 19-30, 27-20, 38-30 ]

Agassi [8] led 4:0 in their H2H and 6-2, 2-all (30/0) on Corretja’s serve when he lost a 25-stroke rally – it was a turning point. In the following game Corretja [11] was knocked down at the net after Agassi’s impressive baseline overhead, but found his way to break for the first time with a help of two double faults. In the decider the Spaniard survived the longest game of the final at 1-all (6 deuces, 4 break points) and took the last three games saving another break point at 3-all forcing Agassi’s forehand error. “I got a little tentative with my shots and got a little conservative” Agassi commented his surprising defeat. Paradoxically, Corretja experienced the toughest match in Indianapolis against potentially easiest opponent; he needed 2 hours 30 minutes to outlast Scott Draper [46], a player to whom lost his previous match one week earlier… quite funny after almost identical scoreline (3-6, 7-6, 6-7) in Cincinnati, 2 hours 28 minutes.

Corretja’s route to his 7th title:
2 Scott Draper 6-3, 6-7(2), 7-5
3 Mark Phillippoussis 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
Q Greg Rusedski 6-4, 6-3
S Todd Martin 6-2, 7-6(4)
W Andre Agassi 2-6, 6-2, 6-3

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