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  1. Voo de Mar says:
    Points won by each set: [ 30-26, 36-29, 34-21 ]
    Points won directly on serve:
    26 % Edberg – 22 of 83
    11 % Bruguera – 11 of 93

    Edberg’s most impressive clay court appearance, especially in retrospect with the knowledge Bruguera became a two-time French Open champion afterwards, and 19-year-old Corretja easily beaten by Edberg in the quarters, a two-time French Open runner-up. The Swede [3] saved a double break point at 3-all in the 1st set and a break point at 2:3 in the 2nd set – from that moment Bruguera [9] somehow lost his focus and 10 out of 12 games, having some problems in two games he won. Perhaps he paid the price for very intense April ’93 (it was his clay-court match no. 21 of the season). The final was played on May 2.

    Edberg’s route to his 37th title (third & last on clay):
    1 Jose A. Conde 6-0, 6-3
    2 Jonas Svensson 6-4, 6-3
    Q Alex Corretja 6-3, 6-2
    S Emilio Sanchez 6-0, 7-5
    W Sergi Bruguera 6-3, 6-3, 6-2

  2. Voo de Mar says:
    Their previous match on clay (French Open ’90, first round), Bruguera won 6-4, 6-2, 6-1 and it was a shocker which displayed huge potential of the 19-year-old Spaniard

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