Stats without the last six games (79%). Number of aces, double faults & break points valid for the entire contest.
Points won by each set: | 42-35, 32-26, 38-32 |
They played back-to-back French Open semifinals, and just like a year before, Kuerten  defeated the four years younger opponent. All three sets were balanced until the end stages when Kuerten took the last games from *3:4, 4-all and 3-all respectively. At 3-all in the 3rd set, Ferrero  had three break points.