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Points won by each set: | 32-19, 29-15, 40-39, 41-31 |
Points won directly on serve:
12 % Borg – 13 of 108
15 % Pecci – 22 of 138

Pecci became an unexpected finalist, but fully deserved (he had defeated Vilas & Connors in back-to-back matches). Borg already led 5:2* (15/0) in the 3rd set, also 4:2 in the tie-break, Pecci led 4:3* in the 4th. There was a two-minute break in the 6th game of the 3rd set because someone fainted in the stands.

Borg’s route to his 45th title:
1 Tomas Smid 6-1, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
2 Tom Gullikson 6-3, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4
3 Raymond Moore 6-3, 6-1, 6-0
4 Gilles Moretton 7-5, 6-4, 6-2
Q Hans Gildemeister 6-4, 6-1, 7-5
S Vitas Gerulaitis 6-2, 6-1, 6-0
W Victor Pecci 6-3, 6-1, 6-7(6), 6-4

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