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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    Points won by each set: [ 40-34, 15-30, 32-20, 39-33 ]
    Points won directly on serve:
    31 % Federer – 37 of 116
    39 % Nadal – 50 of 127

    After three consecutive finals (2006-2008) they didn’t face each other at Wimbledon for another 11 years. In every final they created two tie-breaks, this time only one. Federer [3] played a perfect match from tactical point of view. In the opener he was actually focused only on holding the serve, he added better baseline game in the tie-break and won it 7/3 with five points in a row at the end. Once he was broken in the 2nd, he gave it up, and delivered his best ground-stroke game in the next two sets. Nadal [2] almost opened the possibility of a stunning comeback in the last two games that lasted 20 minutes. At *3:5 he saved two ad-match points with service winners and had a break point in the following game – lost it after a 12-stroke rally. Then he saved another two match points in exciting style, but on the fifth match point his backhand went long.

    Serve & volley: Federer 7/10, Nadal 0/1

    # Comparison of their two Wimbledon 4-setters:
    2006 (F): Federer d. Nadal 6-0, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3… 2 hours 58 minutes… Total points: 133-113
    2019 (SF): Federer d. Nadal 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4… 3 hours 2 minutes… Total points: 126-117

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