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    Match Stats/Report - Ivanisevic vs Sampras, Manchester final, 1991

    Goran Ivanisevic beat Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-4 in the Manchester final, 1991 on grass It was the Ivanisevic's first title on grass. Sampras had been the defending champion. This was the pair's first match on grass. They'd go onto play 5 more, with Sampras winning 4 of them Ivanisevic won...
  2. TheAssassin

    Today marks 20 years since the biggest tennis fairytale

    Got to take a little break from all the Slam race/GOAT discussions and revisit a certain Croatian wildcard's stunning run to 2001 Wimbledon title. How much did you enjoy that Goran triumph?
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Wimbledon final, 1998

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 6-7(2), 7-6(9), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, 1998 on grass It was Sampras' 5th Wimbledon title and he would win the next 2 as well. It was Goran's 3rd runner-up finish and he would go onto win the title in 2001. It was the last of4 meetings...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Ivanisevic, Wimbledon final, 1992

    Andre Agassi beat Goran Ivanisevic 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1992 on grass Agassi was playing his 4th Slam final, Ivanisevic his first and both were looking for their first Slam title. Agassi was seeded 12th and had beaten John McEnroe and Boris Becker among...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Grand Slam Cup semi-final, 1994

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7(5), 10-8 in the Grand Slam Cup semi-final, 1994 on carpet in Munich, Germany Sampras would go onto lose the final to Magnus Larsson. Ivanisevic would win the title the following year. The two had contested the Wimbledon final earlier...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Ivanisevic, Stockholm final, 1994

    Boris Becker beat Goran Ivanisevic 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(4) in the Stockholm final, 1994 on carpet It was Becker's 4th and last title at the event and he defeated the top 3 ranked players in the world in winning it (#3 Michael Stich in the quarters, #1 Sampras in the semis and #2 Ivanisevic)...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Ivanisevic, Long Island final, 1990

    Stefan Edberg beat Goran Ivanisevic 7-6(3), 6-3 in the Long Island final, 1990 on hard court It was the recently #1 crowned Edberg's 4th title in a row following Wimbledon, Cincinnati and Los Angeles, but he would lose in the first round of the US Open, which started the following day...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Sampras vs Agassi & Agassi vs Ivanisevic, Miami finals, 1994 & 1996

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 in the Miami final, 1994 on hard court Sampras had recently won the Australian Open and Indian Wells and was became the first player to defend Miami title. Agassi would win the event the next two years, beating Sampras in the final in '95...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Ivanisevic, Grand Slam Cup final, 1996

    Boris Becker beat Goran Ivanisevic 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the Grand Slam Cup final, 1996 on carpet in Munich, Germany It was Becker's only title at the event. Ivanisevic had been the defending champion Becker won 83 points, Ivanisevic 63 Becker serve-volleyed off all first serves and rarely...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Ivanisevic, Vienna semi-final, 1994

    Andre Agassi beat Goran Ivanisevic 6-4, 6-4 in the Vienna semi-final, 1994 on carpet Agassi, who had recently won the US Open, would go onto to beat Michael Stich in the final to win the title. Earlier in the year, Ivanisevic had been runner-up at Wimbledon Agassi won 64 points...
  11. AnOctorokForDinner

    Why did Ivanisevic underperform so much in HC slams?

    He played 18 slams as a seed (16-seed system, last two in a 32-seed system but was a top 16 seed anyway), but only made it to a seeded opponent 5 times (Lendl USO 91, Courier AO 94 QF, Sampras USO 96 SF, Muster AO 97 QF, Rafter USO 98 4R), and none of those matches were particularly close...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Queens Club quarter-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 7-5, 6-3 in the Queen's Club quarter-final, 1999 on grass The win saw ensured Sampras returning to world number 1 and he would go onto win the title, as well as Wimbledon afterwards Sampras won 74 points, Ivanisevic 67 Both players serve-volleyed off all...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Wimbledon final 1994

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 7-6(2), 7-6(5), 6-0 in the Wimbledon final, 1994 on grass With the win, Sampras defended his maiden Wimbledon crown. He would go onto win the following year for a three-peat and eventually, accumulate a then record 7 titles at the venue Sampras won 118...
  14. RealBrotzu

    Ivanisevic: Federer can play five more years

    Goran Ivanisevic believes Federer is capable of playing for many more years at the top because he feels nobody is capable of challenging him. “If he wins 20 (HE WON) I don’t know how you can compare it,” Ivanisevic said before AO final. “He’s one of the biggest sportsmen in the history of any...
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