wb69laver_newcombe

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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    Points won by each set: | 36-30, 34-38, 33-28, 32-29 |
    Points won directly behind the serve:
    18 % Laver – 24 of 128
    30 % Newcombe – 40 of 132

    The final lasted 1 hour 56 minutes. Newcombe led 4:1* (30-all) in the 3rd set and lost six straight games.

    Laver’s route to the title:
    1 Nicola Pietrangeli 6-1, 6-2, 6-2
    2 Premijt Lall 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, 6-0
    3 Jan Leschly 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
    4 Stan Smith 6-4, 6-2, 7-9, 3-6, 6-3
    Q Cliff Drysdale 6-4, 6-2, 6-3
    S Arthur Ashe 2-6, 6-2, 9-7, 6-0
    W John Newcombe 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

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