# The first of two four-setters between them in latter stages of majors. Both matches had similar progress but different outlook: in both, Chang was a better player through a set and a half (90 minutes more or less) – in New York he was much more aggressive during rallies, attacking the net even on Sampras’ serves, while in Melbourne he delivered perhaps his strongest one-two punch performance. Sampras in turn, in New York stayed on the baseline more often than he did it in Melbourne… During that US Open ’93 night session quarter-final on Stadium Court, Chang led *3:2 in the 2nd set when he lost three straight games. He opened the 3rd set with a service hold, then suffered the worst streak of games lost in his career – eleven! Prior to that meeting, Chang led 6-2 in the H2H series vs Sampras.
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