Points won by each set: | 39-35, 25-14 |
Points won directly on serve:
42 % Ivanisevic – 24 of 57
28 % Sampras – 16 of 56
They played 18 times against each other, but only once on clay, at Foro Italico. Ivanisevic  easily served twice to stay in the 1st set, he won the tie-break 7/4 and never looked back. “He didn’t have any chance to beat me,” said Ivanisevic, after defeating the world’s No. 1 ranked player. “He doesn’t like to play left-handers, and he doesn’t like to play me.” The Croat also won their another match in Paris-Bercy ’93, he’d led 5:2 in their H2H before Sampras dominated him to the end of the decade.