Points won by each set: [ 41-39, 29-18, 29-23 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
41 % Federer – 37 of 90
25 % Gasquet – 23 of 89
The semifinal showed a difference between these two players possessing similar game-styles, not only in that particular match, but in their careers in general: Federer’s  two strokes (serve, forehand) were simply much better. The 21-year-old Gasquet  looked well in the opener, but at 5-all he lost two consecutive games leading 40/15 in both, which made an impact on his self-belief; he lost five games in a row in total, and the match was basically over after an hour of play. Between sets two and three he took a medical time-out.