Points won by each set: [ 27-12, 11-26, 35-30 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
30 % Agassi – 21 of 68
28 % Chang – 21 of 73

Agassi [2], fresh after winning the Australian Open, confirmed his great form triumphing in San Jose. In the 2nd game of the 2nd set he led 40/0 after three aces, then lost 9 consecutive points and the set slipped away from him. In the decider, which was almost as long as the two previous sets, he broke at 2:1 after the longest game of the match, and held three times afterwards, once saving a break point. he clinched the victory in 92 minutes on his fifth match point. “He’s taught me how to win ugly,” Agassi said about his recent good results cooperating with Brad Gilbert, “Because when it was ugly, I didn’t want to win in the past. He’s taught me that even when I’m only at 60 percent of my game, I can beat most of these guys.”… Chang [6] will avenge that San Jose defeat in their next meeting a few months later in the Atlanta final.

Agassi’s route to his 26th title:
1 Fernando Meligeni 6-0, 6-2
2 Mark-Kevin Goellner 7-6(4), 6-2
Q Brian MacPhie 6-4, 6-3
S MaliVai Washington 6-4, 6-2
W Michael Chang 6-2, 1-6, 6-3

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