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Points won by each set: | 41-40, 28-17, 40-30, 29-21 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
45 % Sampras – 53 of 116
37 % Becker – 49 of 130

After 2 hours 29 minutes Sampras wins Wimbledon for the third straight time, Becker’s last Wimbledon final (ten years after his sensational triumph). In the opening set Becker had problems only in one service game, so that what happened afterwards was quite shocking – Sampras forced him to save break points in seven games to get broken in five. In the entire final Sampras played ‘deuce’ in his service games only twice – on both occasions winning the next two points directly with serves.

Sampras’ route to his 34th title:
1 Karsten Braasch 7-6(5), 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-1
2 Tim Henman 6-2, 6-3, 7-6(3)
3 Jared Palmer 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
4 Greg Rusedski 6-4, 6-3, 7-5
Q Shuzo Matsuoka 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
S Goran Ivanisevic 7-6(7), 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
W Boris Becker 6-7(5), 6-2, 6-4, 6-2

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