Stats for Agassi-Rafter (1995 AO R16)


Agassi d. Rafter 6-3, 6-4, 6-0

The match lasted 86 minutes.

Agassi never faced a break point. He won 16 of the last 20 games; and the last 8.

My count:

Agassi had 4 aces, no df's.
Rafter had 7 aces, 3 df's.

Agassi had 20 other unreturned serves; I judged 4 as service winners.

Rafter had 16 other unreturned serves; I didn't judge any as service winners.

Winners (note on my DVD, one point won by Agassi on Rafter's serve is missing; it was not a df).

Agassi hit 25 winners apart from serves: 9 FH, 13 BH, 1 FHV, 1 BHV, 1 overhead.

Rafter hit 22 winners apart from serves: 3 FH, 2 BH, 6 FHV, 7 BHV, 4 overheads.

Agassi returned Rafter’s second serve 10 times with clean winners, 7 times off the backhand. He also returned Rafter’s first serve with two forehand winners. All of these winners were passes. He had 9 additional passing shots, six from the backhand.

Rafter had one backhand return winner, off Agassi’s second serve. It was not a passing shot. He had only two passes, one from each side.

Neither player made a lob winner.


Per the Kansas City Star, Agassi made 3 unforced errors. The LA Times had Rafter at 29 unforced errors.

After 14 games, per ESPN, Agassi stood at 18 winners and 1 unforced error; Rafter was at 19 winners and 18 unforced errors.
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Additional stats

Agassi won 82 points overall, Rafter 53.

(The ATP has Agassi leading 89-60 because they counted aces and df's twice).

Agassi made 40 of 63 first serves, or 63%.
Rafter made 41 of 72 first serves, or 57%.

Agassi won 49 of 63 points on serve: 38 of 40 on first (95%), 11 of 23 on second (48%).

Rafter won 39 of 72 points on serve: 29 of 41 on first (71%), 10 of 31 on second (32%).

(One point won by Agassi, on Rafter’s serve, is missing on my dvd. I have Rafter going to second serve on it.)

Agassi's 95% success rate on points started with his first serve is the highest percentage we've gotten when we've calculated this stat ourselves.


Great information krosero. Agassi must have been in great form during that match.