Points won by each set: | 31-35, 40-42, 29-18, 43-41, 24-8 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
26 % Muster – 43 of 161
32 % Becker – 48 of 150

3 hours 17 minutes, Becker [3] had three mini-match points in the 4th set at 5-all, then led 3:0* in the tie-break and squandered two consecutive match points committing double fault and forehand error. At 6-all in the tie-break, Becker lobbed Muster [13] only to be passed by forehand of the the Austrian! “I had all the chances in the world,” Becker said. “But he didn’t give up.” “I don’t know how I won the match,” said Muster, who was barely able to finish his semi-final on Saturday because of dehydration. Becker’s third Monte Carlo final, the previous two he lost in dramatic 4-setters, that time he was one point away to win in a similar fashion he lost those two MC finals.

Muster’s route to his 27th title:
1 Guy Forget 6-2, 6-2
2 Bernd Karbacher 6-2, 6-2
3 Alberto Berasategui 7-6(6), 6-2
Q David Wheaton 6-4, 6-4
S Andrea Gaudenzi 6-3, 7-6(5)
W Boris Becker 4-6, 5-7, 6-1, 7-6(6), 6-0 – 2 m.p.

# Muster won six titles in 1995 having saved a match point which is absolute record!

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