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Points won by each set: | 38-34, 27-16, 32-29 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
17 % Muster – 15 of 87
11 % Chang – 10 of 89

Chang led 4:1* (40/0) in the 1st set, then 5:4 (30/15). Muster notched his 35th win in a row. The final lasted only 2 hours 1 minute. Chang’s better performance was expected because in the semifinal he ousted the double-defending champion – Bruguera. It was Chang’s first major final since French Open ’89, he’ll lose another two in 1996. Muster’s fifth back-to-back title (Estoril, Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Rome)!

Muster’s route to his 29th title:
1 Gerard Solves 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1
2 Cedric Pioline 6-1, 6-3, 6-3
3 Carlos Costa 6-3, 7-5, 6-2
4 Andrei Medvedev 6-3, 6-3, 6-0
Q Albert Costa 6-2, 3-6, 6-7(6), 7-5, 6-2
S Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6-4, 6-0, 6-4
W Michael Chang 7-5, 6-2, 6-4

# Muster five points from being eliminated from the event as Costa led 40/0 serving at 5-all in 4th set

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