sydney90becker_edberg

sydney90becker_edberg

* Stats without 7 games of 2nd and 4 games of 3rd set

In Autumn of 1990, Edberg [1] and Becker [2] were fighting against each other for the place of No. 1 in the end of the season. Becker outplayed Edberg in two finals (in Stockholm after Sydney), and could have reached the No. 1 if he had defeated the Swede also in the Parisian final where he retired. In Sydney, all three sets were balanced, the Swede led 4:3* in the tie-break, there was 4-all in the next two sets (in the 2nd set Edberg led 40/15 on serve when he was broken for the first time).

Becker’s’ route to his 28th title:
2 Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5
3 Kelly Evernden 6-4, 6-3
Q Richey Reneberg 6-4, 6-4
S Todd Woodbridge 7-5, 6-4
W Stefan Edberg 7-6(4), 6-4, 6-4

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