Points won by each set: | 28-27, 37-34, 34-23, 32-22 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
45 % Boetsch – 51 of 113
31 % Lendl – 39 of 124

Although still in the Top 10, the best player of the 80s – Lendl [7] for the first time for many, many years, wasn’t considered as someone “alive” in the second week of the tournament. Lendl’s first round defeat at Aussie Open ’93 to Bergstrom was sensational, but his another loss in the first round of another major (French Open) was simply shocking; an unknown French player Huet defeated Lendl in four sets. It was a clear message that always physically prepared 33-year-old Czechoslovak was finally done… [24] Boetsch’s four-set victory over Lendl was somewhat anticipated, especially that he had just won maiden title on grass while Lendl dropped a set in the first round to other unknown player, Devening, having entered the event with four consecutive defeats. Lendl wasted a break point at 3-all in the 2nd set, and from that moment the Frenchman had no problems to hold all his serves to the end. Lendl never appeared at Wimbledon again, he lost his farewell match at French Open to Boetsch as well, but in the year 1994.

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