Points won by each set: [ 42-34, 40-43 ]
Points won directly on serve:
9 % Muster – 8 of 88
8 % Gaudenzi – 6 of 71

[13] Muster’s most difficult two-setter in his extraordinary ’95 season and perhaps in the entire career. Gaudenzi [20] shared a coach with Muster (Ronnie Leitgeb), they were often training together & the Italian had already twice defeated Muster (on clay!) in 1994 so he hadn’t additional respect to the clay-court master. Muster had a break point leading 3:0, but once Gaudenzi saved it was a dog-fight to the end. The Italian had three break points trailing 3:5 in the opener, in that game Muster showed his first signs of tiredness. In the entire 2nd set Muster didn’t physically look well. When Gaudenzi improved from 2:4 to 5:4* (30/0) it seemed that in the potential decider Muster would be quickly done & dusted. It looked even more probable as the Italian built a *5:2 advantage in the tie-break. The Austrian somehow found the hidden energy reserves to get the last five points with attacking game based on forehand top-spins. A moment after converting his first match point he collapsed on the court in something reminding of convulsions while Gaudenzi destroyed his racket almost hurting the net-judge.

Serve & volley: Muster 1/1, Gaudenzi 4/7

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