Points won by each set: [ 42-37, 28-16 ]
Points won directly on serve:
41 % McEnroe – 23 of 55
23 % Lendl – 15 of 64

The unquestionably two best players of the mid 80s. # During the American hard-court swing, McEnroe [1] beat Lendl [2] in that SM final losing just eight games, then he did it the same one week later in Canada – amazingly serving in both matches. Five years before the introduction of Mercedes Super 9; admittedly Cincinnati was held i.a. in 1985, but they both didn’t participate in it so to some degree those two finals were an equivalent of the Canadian Open-Cincy combo which are known since 1990 as the biggest events leading to the US Open. “When you see him start to serve and volley, it’s time for the kill,” McEnroe said. “I’m not going to stand back there and let him get into a groove.” The American built a *3:1 (40/15) lead when the rain came and suspended the match for 1 hour 25 minutes – Mac served an ace when the players came back on the court, but he was broken to ‘love’ in his another service game. In the tie-break he converted his second set point with his lone backhand winner (passing Lendl). In the 2nd set he already led *5:0 (15/0) when lost his focus for awhile.

McEnroe’s route to his 65th title:
1 Patrick McEnroe 6-1, 6-2
2 Bud Schultz 6-2, 6-1
3 John Sadri 6-4, 7-6(5)
Q Paul Annacone 6-2, 6-3
S Robert Seguso 6-2, 6-3
W Ivan Lendl 7-6(4), 6-2

# Comparison of their week-by-week finals:
Mountain: McEnroe d. Lendl 7-6, 6-2… 1 hour 22 minutes… Total points: 70-53
Montreal: McEnroe d. Lendl 7-5, 6-3… 1 hour 42 minutes… Total points: 75-62

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