Stats of the last three sets, number of aces, double faults & break points correct for the entire contest.
Points won by each set: [ X, 27-18, 30-22, 24-5 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
3 % Wilander – 2 of 61
9 % McEnroe – 6 of 65

More than one year after their first meeting (St. Louis, Davis Cup) which became the longest match in history for twenty-two years, they faced each other in Paris & their second encounter (fourth counting two exho-matches) featured one of the most unprecedented meltdowns as far as four-setters are concerned. McEnroe [1] was leading 4:1* (30/0) in the 3rd set, so everyone could expect his two-sets-to-one lead, however, only thirty-five minutes later he left the court as a loser! At 4:2 he led 40/15 on serve when unimaginable streak occurred, consisted of 23 points won in a row by Wilander! The Swede [7], defending champion, having won so many points in succession, lost a rally at 1:0 (40/0) in the 4th set when McEnroe played a decent dropshot forcing a backhand error… The crucial point of the match came at 4-all in the 3rd set when McEnroe played perhaps a drop-volley winner which was called ‘out’. The American couldn’t agree with the decision and lost his mind completely playing to the end of the match like he didn’t want to be on the court anymore.

# Wilander won 40 out of the last 45 points of the match!

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