“Beating Jim is never easy, and it never has been,” Agassi said . “I got off to a good start tonight, and that was the difference. Jim and I have been competing against one another our whole lives, so it was our pleasure to be here in front of these fans tonight. Winning is a nice surprise.”
On his way to the final, Agassi eliminated Ivan Lendl 7-5 and Jim Courier beat Michal Chang 6-3.