First all-Spanish major final in history. Berasategui  advanced to the final not dropping a set, defeating a few major finalists! He was two points away from levelling at one set apiece. Trailing 5:6 he squandered a triple break point. Generally one of the least interesting French Open finals in the 90s. Bruguera  was simply more stable with his top-spins than the two year younger compatriot (the Basque), and he used his serve more efficiently. The final lasted only 2 hours 17 minutes, short match for a 4-setter of two baseliners with very few points obtained directly behind the serve, but they both used to play in very quick pace on serve.
Bruguera’s route to his 12th title (2nd and last Slam):
1 Martin Damm 6-1, 6-1, 7-6(3)
2 Christian Ruud 6-2, 6-2, 7-6(2)
3 Ronald Agenor 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
4 Patrick Rafter 6-4, 6-3, 6-1
Q Andrei Medvedev 6-3, 6-2, 7-5
S Jim Courier 6-3, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3
W Alberto Berasategui 6-3, 7-5, 2-6, 6-1
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