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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    Points won by each set: | 30-18, 30-23, 33-27 |
    Points won directly behind the serve:
    38 % Cilic: 33 of 86
    24 % Nishikori: 18 of 75

    Cilic’s route to his lone major title:
    1 Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 3-1 ret.
    2 Illya Marchenko 7-6(2), 6-2, 6-4
    3 Kevin Anderson 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
    4 Gilles Simon 5-7, 7-6(3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
    Q Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4, 7-6(4)
    S Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
    W Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3

    En route to the title, Cilic defeated four players in succession having negative H2H records against them: 0-4 Simon, 3-5 Berdych, 0-5 Federer & 2-5 Nishikori. The 98 aces (3, 10, 13, 23, 19, 13, 17) by Cilic are the most by a US Open champion since Andy Roddick fired 123 in 2003. Cilic 6’6″ (1.98m) – becomes the tallest Grand Slam champion (along with Juan Martin del Potro, who won US Open in 2009)

    Cilic’s best Grand Slam results:
    Australian Open (semifinal 2010)
    Wimbledon (quarterfinal 2014)
    US Open (champion 2014, quarterfinal 2009 & 2012)

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