Points won by each set: | 35-25, 30-21, 43-36 |
Points won directly on serve:
13 % Lendl – 13 of 94
3 % Wilander – 3 of 96

Just like two years before on the same court, in the first two sets they were engaged in plenty of punishing rallies (the longest – 65 strokes), but the huge difference was Lendl’s forehand; in 1984 it was much more powerful shot allowing him to get more cheap points. Lendl [2] didn’t make the same mistake as two years before when he was trying to close the set out. In the 3rd set Wilander [4] led 4:2 & 5:4*, but lost ten points in a row then. Lendl converted his fourth match point after 2 hours 46 minutes. Strange match overall, more games were won by receivers (18) than by the servers (12); that semifinal was begun with seven consecutive breaks of serve.

Serve & volley: Wilander 0, Lendl 10/18

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