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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    Points won by each set: | 52-52, 39-35 |
    Points won directly behind the serve:
    32 % Bjorkman – 34 of 106
    34 % Enqvist – 25 of 72

    Prestigious meeting of two best Swedes of the second half of the 90s. Generally speaking, Enqvist [17] was a far superior player than Bjorkman [10] given their ground-strokes, but in 1997, Bjorkman was playing tennis of his life, his serve and his attacking game were better than before or after. In the 1st set he saved two set points at *5:6 to win the tie-break 7/5; in the 2nd set he saved break points at 2-all and 3-all, and got a deciding break leading 6:5 after Enqvist’s error. Arguably Bjorkman’s biggest success in singles, comparable with the US Open semifinal a few months before.

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