Points won by each set: [ 39-39, 26-16, 45-46, 39-29, 43-39 ]
Points won directly on serve:
25 % Lendl – 44 of 170
29 % Becker – 56 of 191

The fourth and last five-setter between them (2-2), the longest one – it lasted over five hours (concluded after midnight); the first time so long in the US Open history. The first two sets didn’t indicate that it’d be the record breaking encounter. [8] Becker’s low percentage of 1st serves certainly contributed to the duration (at one junction he missed eleven straight first serves). He held at 1-all in the 3rd set despite three double faults and came back from 2:4 in the tie-break with the net-cord help (both tie-breaks he won 7/4). Lendl [7] got the decisive breaks at 2:1 in 4th and 3-all in 5th sets, withstanding break points in his two opening service games of the decider. Becker had a game point to lead 4:3, but missed an overhead from quite difficult position. Lendl’s 36th and last five-setter won, at the time no other Open Era player had collected at least 30.

# Comparison of their two similar five-setters in terms of games played (52 & 53):
Wembley 1985 (F): Lendl d. Becker 6-7, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4… 3 hours 46 minute… Total points: 162-144
US Open 1992 (4R): Lendl d. Becker 6-7, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4… 5 hours 1 minute… Total points: 192-169

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