Points won by each set: [ 30-16, 29-12 ]
Points won directly on serve:
20 % Krickstein – 8 of 40
4 % Prpic – 2 of 47

The best clay-court event for them both (the Croat equalled his best achievement – he’d played a few Mercedes Super 9 semifinals a year before). Prpic [33] paid the price for very tough roue to the semifinal – he played four 3-setters in a row while Krickstein [24] won all his matches easily (with the Pripic match, Krickstein went through four consecutive rounds beginning with a 6-1 set). Perhaps bad decision of the umpire made some impact on the final score, in the opener Prpic trailing 1:4 saved a break point with an ace (callled ‘out’ by the linesman), but the umpire mandated a replay.

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