Points won by each set: [ 35-28, 43-44, 33-28 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
48 % Becker – 50 of 104
30 % Enqvist – 33 of 107

Becker [5] won Masters thrice and every time he did it, his semifinal match was a tricky one: in 1988 he ousted Hlasek in two tie-breaks, four years later was two points away from losing to Ivanisevic, and finally in 1995 he survived super fast groundstrokes of the 21-year-old Enqvist [8] being two games away from defeat. The Swede had an outlook to win both sets he lost – in the opener he led 4:3* (30/0) and (40/15) at 3-all in the decider – Becker fought off the double break point with an ace and solid forehand. Nonetheless the German should have finished the contest in straight sets, but leading *5:4 in the second set tie-break, he played three bad points in a row. He converted his first match point when the Swede netted backhand passing-shot.

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