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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    Their back-to-back Key Biscayne (Miami) finals:
    Points by each set ’94: | 35-41, 44-36, 27-20 |
    Points by each set ’95: | 30-38, 29-12, 42-40 |

    In the 1994 final, Sampras led *5:2, blew a set point serving at 5:4 (double fault). The 2nd set was consisted of 5-deuce games (14 deuces in total), therefore was so long… In the 1995 final, Sampras had a triple break point at 2-all in the 2nd set – Agassi won 19 points in a row! In the decisive tie-break, Agassi took the last three points (he was two points away from elimination in the semifinal).

    Sampras’ route to the 1994 title:
    2 Diego Nargiso 6-2, 6-2
    3 David Wheaton 6-0, 5-7, 6-1
    4 Mark Woodforde 6-2 6-2
    Q Petr Korda 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
    S Jim Courier 6-4, 7-6(10)
    W Andre Agassi 5-7, 6-3, 6-3

    Agassi’s route to the 1995 title:
    2 Shuzo Matsuoka 6-3, 6-4
    3 Tommy Ho 6-0, 6-2
    4 MaliVai Washington 6-4, 6-3
    Q Wayne Ferreira 6-4, 6-3
    S Magnus Larsson 7-5, 4-6, 7-6(1)
    W Pete Sampras 3-6, 6-2, 7-6(3)

    # Comparison of their three finals with deciding set:
    Miami 1994: Sampras d. Agassi 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 – 2 hours 15 minutes, 203 points played, 8 breaks of serve
    Miami 1995: Agassi d. Sampras 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 – 2 hours 13 minutes, 191 points played, 3 breaks of serve
    Montreal 1995: Agassi d. Sampras 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 – 1 hour 57 minutes, 168 points played, 4 breaks of serve

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