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    Match Stats/Report - Noah vs Wilander, French Open final, 1983

    Yannick Noah beat Mats Wilander 6-2, 7-5, 7-6(3) in the French Open final, 1983 on clay It would turn out to be Noah's only Slam title and he dropped just 1 set in winning it. Wilander was 18 years old and the defending champion Noah won 113 points, Wilander 102 Noah serve-volleyed...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Becker vs Edberg & Becker vs Wilander, Davis Cup final rubbers, 1989

    Boris Becker (West Germany) beat Stefan Edberg (Sweden) 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 in a Davis Cup final rubber, 1989 on carpet in Stuttgart, West Germany This rubber evened the match at 1-1, after Mats Wilander had won the opener against Carl-Uwe Steeb Becker won 98 points, Edberg 66 Becker...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi-Wilander, Canadian Open semi-final, 1995

    Andre Agassi beat Mats Wilander 6-2, 6-0 in the Canadian Open semi-final, 1995 on hard court in Montreal Agassi would go onto beat Pete Sampras in the final for the title. Wilander was unseeded, ranked 102 and beat seeds Stefan Edberg, Wayne Ferreira and Yevgeny Kafelnikov in succession en...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Wilander, Australian Open semi-final, 1990

    Stefan Edberg beat Mats Wilander 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in the Australian Open semi-final, 1990 on hard court Edberg would go onto lose in the final to Ivan Lendl. This was Wilander's last Slam semi and the only one he made in 17 appearances post 1988. This was the 4th meeting between the pair at...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Lendl, US Open final, 1988

    Mats Wilander beat Ivan Lendl 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in the US Open final, 1988 on hard court The win gave Wilander his only US Open title, third Slam title of the year and moved him to number one in the ranking. Lendl had won the event the previous 3 years and was playing in his 7th...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Wilander, US Open final, 1987

    Ivan Lendl beat Mats Wilander 6-7(7), 6-0, 7-6(4), 6-4 in the US Open final, 1987 on hard court It was Lendl's third title and third in a row at the event and would turn out to be his last. Wilander was playing his first US Open final, and would go onto win the title, beating Lendl...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Curren, Australian Open final, 1984

    Mats Wilander beat Kevin Curren 6-7(5), 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-2 in the Australian Open final, 1984 on grass Wilander was the defending champion and this was his second title at the event. He would go on to add a then Open Era record third title in 1988. It was Curren's first Slam final, and he...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Cahill, US Open semi-final, 1988

    Mats Wilander beat Darren Cahill 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in the US Open semi-final, 1988 on hard court Wilander would go onto beat defending champion Ivan Lendl in the final, in reversal of the previous years finals. Winning the event gave Wilander his third Slam of the year - the first person to...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Leconte, French Open final, 1988

    Mats Wilander beat Henri Leconte 7-5, 6-2, 6-1 in the French Open final, 1988 on clay Wilander had won a then Open Era record breaking 3rd Australian Open earlier in the year and this was his third French title. He would go onto add the US Open to finish the year with 3 Slam titles - a feat...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Wilander, Australian Open final, 1985

    Stefan Edberg beat Mats Wilander 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 in the Australian Open final, 1985 on grass Edberg was 19 years old, ranked 6th in the world and this was his first Slam title. He'd apparently saved 2 match points in beating Wally Masur earlier in the 4th round and also come through another 5...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Lendl, Australian Open final, 1983

    Mats Wilander beat Ivan Lendl 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final, 1983 on grass It was the first of Wilander's 3 Australian Open titles and saw Lendl's record in Slam finals go to 0-4. Wilander would defend the title the following year and Lendl would win his first Slam at next...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Wilander, Davis Cup quarter-final rubber, 1982

    John McEnroe (United States of America) beat Mats Wilander (Sweden) 9-7, 6-2, 15-17, 3-6, 8-6 in the in the final Davis Cup quarter-final rubber, 1982 on carpet in St. Louis, USA McEnroe had won has first singles rubber against Anders Jarryd and teamed with Peter Fleming to beat Jarryd and Hans...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Wilander, French Open final, 1987

    Ivan Lendl beat Mats Wilander 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6(3) in the French Open final, 1987 on clay Lendl was the defending champion and this was his third and final French title. Wilander would go onto win his third the year after. This was the pair's 4th match at the venue, with Lendl having won in...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs McEnroe, French Open semi-final, 1985

    Mats Wilander beat John McEnroe 6-1, 7-5, 7-5 in the French Open semi-final, 1985 on clay Wilander would go onto beat defending champion Ivan Lendl in the final to claim the second of his 3 titles at the event @Moose Malloy previously posted...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Wilander, French Open semi-finals, 1984

    Ivan Lendl beat Mats Wilander 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 in the French Open semi-final, 1984 on clay Lendl would go onto beat John McEnroe in the final and claim his first Slam title. Lendl and Wilander would go onto play 2 of the next 3 finals at the event (1 win each) Lendl won 108 points, Wilander 82...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Lendl, French Open fourth round, 1982

    Mats Wilander beat Ivan Lendl 4-6, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the French Open fourth round, 1982 on clay The unseeded 17 year old Wilander was playing his first French Open and would go onto win the first of 3 titles there - following up this win over the 2nd seeded Lendl with wins over the 3rd, 4th...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - McEnroe vs Wilander, Masters semi-finals, 1984 & 1983

    John McEnroe beat Mats Wilander 6-1, 6-1 in the semi-final of the Masters (Year End Championship/ World Tour Final) 1984 on carpet McEnroe would go onto beat Ivan Lendl in the final McEnroe won 60 points, Wilander 33 McEnroe serve-volleyed off all first serves Serve Stats McEnroe... - 1st...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Noah, Davis Cup semi-final rubber, 1988

    Mats Wilander (Sweden) beat Yannick Noah (France) 2-6, 13-11, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 in a Davis Cup semi-final rubber, 1988 on clay in Bastad, Swedan Sweden would go onto lose the final to West Germany, with Wilander losing in the first singles rubber Noah serve-volleyed off virtually all his first...
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    Match Stats/Report - Wilander vs Cash, Australian Open final, 1988

    Mats Wilander beat Pat Cash 6-3, 6-7(3), 3-6, 6-1, 8-6 in the Australian Open final, 1988 on hard court With the win, Wilander set a then record of 3 Open Era Australian Open titles - and remains the only man to win the title on both grass and hard courts. He would go onto win 2 more Slams to...
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    Match Stats/Report - Lendl vs Wilander, Masters final 1987

    Ivan Lendl beat Mats Wilander 6-2 6-2 6-3 in the final of the Masters (Year End Championship/ World Tour Final) 1987 on carpet It was Lendl's 5th and final Masters title and capped another highly dominant year Lendl won 88 points, Wilander 62 Serve Stats Lendl.... - 1st serve percentage...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Wilander, Davis Cup, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Mats Wilander 6-3 5-7 6-3 in a Davis Cup final dead rubber, 1984 on an indoor clay court in Gothenburg, Swedan Wilander's Swedan team had already clinched the title, with Wilander having beaten Jimmy Connors and McEnroe having lost to Henrik Sundstrom in the first leg of...
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    Why did Mats Wilander's career go awry after 1988 - Place in ATG lists.

    Was it completely down to lack of motivation? I mean if he kept it up in 1989 and 1990, even further he could have won more French Open's. I look at his game and it seemed to be more suited to the Clay. Nobody seems to talk about him as a tennis player of high quality it seems yet he won 7...
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    Rolling 30 match win% vs. top 10 - for ATGs

    Sharing these charts for no particular reason other than I made them. (To settle a debate off-forum.) The first chart shows, for Fed, Nadal & Djokovic, their rolling 30 match win percentage vs. top-10 players. The x-axis measures years since first match vs. a top 10 player - Federer in 1998...
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