wb97_sampras_pioline

wb97_sampras_pioline

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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    Points won by each set: | 32-25, 26-15, 31-25 |
    Points won directly behind the serve:
    56 % Sampras – 43 of 76 !!!
    39 % Pioline – 31 of 78

    Second major final between Sampras & Pioline, the previous one occurred at the US Open ’93:
    Sampras won 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 after 2 hours 4 minutes in New York, this time needed 1 hour 34 minutes displaying phenomenal service performance.

    Sampras’ route to the fourth Wimbledon title:
    1 Mikael Tillstrom 6-4, 6-4, 6-2
    2 Hendrik Dreekmann 7-6(2), 7-5, 7-5
    3 Byron Black 6-1, 6-2, 6-2
    4 Petr Korda 6-4, 6-3, 6-7(8), 6-7(1), 6-4
    Q Boris Becker 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-1, 6-4
    S Todd Woodbridge 6-2, 6-1, 7-6(3)
    W Cedric Pioline 6-4, 6-2, 6-4

    # Lost his serve just twice in 24 sets (Tillstrom – 1st set, Woodbridge – 3rd set)!

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