Points won by each set: | 29-21, 24-27, 44-46, 40-39, 28-16 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
38 % Becker – 58 of 152
33 % Mayotte – 55 of 162
The 3-hour 33-minute match on court no. 14, dominated by the servers (just two breaks of serve in the first four sets with a few break points). The 17-year-old Becker saved a mini-match point at 5-all in the 4th set with a backhand volley. In the tie-break he was three points away from being eliminated as Mayotte (No. 16) improved from 2:6 to *5:6. Becker went to win the championship to become the youngest champion in the tournament history. One year later on grass at Queens Club, Mayotte avenges 6-7, 7-6, 6-2 saving a match point in the 2nd set tie-break.