wb94sampras_ivanisevic

Points won by each set: | 50-44, 43-35, 24-7 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
51 % Sampras – 52 of 101
42 % Ivanisevic – 43 of 102

Ivanisevic [5] fired as many as 15 aces (!) in the 1st set in which he had a mini-set point at 5-all; the Croat was two points away from taking the 2nd set at 5-all in the TB, completely fell apart afterwards. Maybe if he had won the second tie-break, a story of their 1992 WB match would have been repeated. He entered the final having a positive (5:3) H2H vs Sampras [1], winning their both grass-court matches not dropping a service game in them. Sampras actually did to Ivanisevic the same what the Croat to Forget a few days before.

Sampras’ route to his 29th title (5th major):
1 Jared Palmer 7-6(4), 7-5, 6-3
2 Richey Reneberg 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
3 Chuck Adams 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
4 Daniel Vacek 6-4, 6-1, 7-6(5)
Q Michael Chang 6-4, 6-1, 6-3
S Todd Martin 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
W Gran Ivanisevic 7-6(2), 7-6(5), 6-0

Fastest serves at Wimbledon 1994:
136 mph – Goran Ivanisevic (fastest overall at the time)
134 mph – Markus Zoecke
133 mph – Guy Forget
130 mph – Boris Becker
128 mph – Pete Sampras
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