rg95bruguera_furlan

rg95bruguera_furlan

Points won by each set: [ 33-25, 42-34, 30-16 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
10 % Bruguera – 9 of 89
5 % Furlan – 5 of 91

19th match in a row at Roland Garros won by Bruguera [7] and the last one during the impressive streak. Furlan [61] was a solid player in the 90s, but never a threat at majors. That year his draw was exceptionally favorable, and he took advantage of it (beat guys ranked: 123-157-79-135 respectively). Unfortunately against Bruguera he suffered a hamstring injury (medical time-out after the 1st set) and as he trailed *0:3 in the 2nd set, it seemed he’d retire. He continued to play, and the Spaniard lost his focus for a short period of time allowing Furlan to feel better and fight until the match point.

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