Points won by each set: [ 41-39, 27-11, 28-14 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
20 % Mecir – 17 of 84
15 % Novacek – 12 of 76
Novacek  was in sensational form at Roland Garros ’87 dropping just 4 games in his first 8 sets of the tournament!! Mecir  led 4:2* (deuce) in the 1st set when the rain fell and the match was continued the following day. Novacek was two points away from taking the set at 6:5* (30/0), then he led 4:1* in the tie-break. After the tight opening set, Mecir played his best tennis to win the next two sets faster than the opener.