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Points won by each set: | 38-32, 30-17, 31-36, 38-39 |
Points won directly on serve:
19 % Lendl – 25 of 126
21 % Wilander – 29 of 135

Their fourth and last meeting in Paris (within six years). An 83-stroke rally at 3-all (15-all) in the 1st set: Wilander finished it with a winner, Lendl served at 4:5. There was a rain-delay – which lasted 35 minutes – at 3:2* for Lendl in the 4th set. The entire tie-break played in the rain, the Swede won a rally for 2:4 after 46 strokes, but it didn’t turn the tables. The time duration: 4 hours 17 minutes – the first out of three Grand Slam finals between Wilander & Lendl that lasted more than 4 hours!

Lendl’s route to his 64th title:
1 Ronald Agenor 7-5, 7-6(5), 0-6, 6-3
2 Jonathan Canter 3-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2
3 Thierry Tulasne 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-2
4 Joakim Nystrom 2-6, 6-1, 5-7, 6-0, 6-2
Q Andres Gomez 5-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-1
S Miloslav Mecir 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(3)
W Mats Wilander 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6(3)

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