Points won by each set: [ 33-26, 53-43 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
24 % Lendl – 20 of 83
30 % Becker – 22 of 72

Almost two-hour final between two best players of 1986, a revenge for the Wimbledon final they played a month before. “Another day, another match, another surface,” Lendl said. “At Wimbledon, on the grass, Becker just cracks the ball. Here, he cracks it and it comes back.” The West German [3] was relatively close to win both sets: in the 1st he squandered a double mini-set point at 4:3 (40/15), in the 2nd he was three points away at 5:4 & 6:5. Before it happened, he’d won a 20-minute 9-deuce game to break back at 3-all. “On this surface, I can do what I do best,” said Lendl, who won his seventh tournament of 1986 and another $40,000. “I served well and ran him around. I was moving well and that can’t hurt. But I’m afraid I played too well for this time of year. That scares me.”

Lendl’s route to his 63rd title:
1 Amos Mansdorf 6-2, 7-5
2 Barry Moir 6-1, 6-2
3 Milan Srejber 6-3, 6-2
Q Brad Gilbert 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
S Jimmy Connors 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
W Boris Becker 6-4, 7-6(0)

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