uo73newcombe_kodes

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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    The stats of the last two sets only, so 15 out of 44 games (34%). Number of aces & double faults valid for the entire match.
    Points won by each set: | …, …, …, 34-25, 30-20 |

    Newcombe faced the only break point of the last two sets at 1-all in the 4th set. It was his sixth Grand Slam title. Kodes beat Newcombe 2-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-3 in the US Open first round two years before…

    Newcombe’s route to the title
    1 Marcelo Lara 6-7, 6-3, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3
    2 Jim Delaney 7-6, 6-3, 6-3
    3 Ion Tiriac 7-6, 6-3, 6-4
    4 Andrew Pattison 6-7, 6-1, 7-5, 6-4
    Q Jimmy Connors 6-4, 7-6, 7-6
    S Ken Rosewall 6-4, 7-6, 6-3
    W Jan Kodes 6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

    Newcombe played eight sudden-death tie-breaks

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