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20 years of winning the second championship of Roland Garros by Guga Kuerten

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Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the second title of the Roland Garros title won by Santa Catarina Guga Kuerten - FFT / Press Release / ND

Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the second title of the Roland Garros title won by Santa Catarina Guga Kuerten – FFT / Press Release / ND

Many remember the scene of the Brazilian making his heart on the court after the first title, in 1997 - Reproduction / YouTube / Roland Garros / ND

Many remember the scene of the Brazilian making his heart on the court after the first title, in 1997 – Reproduction / YouTube / Roland Garros / ND

However, three years later, the Brazilian again raised the prize of the French competition, where Guga Kuerten went through a memorable week at the Tournament held in Paris - FFT / Divulgation / ND

However, three years later, the Brazilian again raised the prize of the French competition, where Guga Kuerten went through a memorable week at the Tournament held in Paris – FFT / Divulgation / ND

In the first week of the Tournament, Guga demonstrated very well. In the opening match, Guga swept Swede Andreas Vinciguerra for 3 sets 0 - Estadão Content / ND

In the first week of the Tournament, Guga demonstrated very well. In the opening match, Guga swept Swede Andreas Vinciguerra for 3 sets 0 – Estadão Content / ND

The quarterfinal match of the 1997 title was repeated and Guga faced Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov. Just like that year, the little guy started winning, but the Russian soon turned. However, Guga regained confidence, passed in front of the marker and took the place for the final - Reproduction / Youtube / ND

The quarterfinal match of the 1997 title was repeated and Guga faced Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov. Just like that year, the little guy started winning, but the Russian soon turned. However, Guga regained confidence, passed in front of the marker and took the place for the final – Reproduction / Youtube / ND

The final decision came as no surprise. On the one hand, Magnus Norman, champion of the Tournament of Rome, Italy, held a month earlier, where he defeated the Brazilian. On the other, Guga Kuerten, winner of the Hamburg Tournament, in Germany - Estadão Content / ND

The final decision came as no surprise. On the one hand, Magnus Norman, champion of the Tournament of Rome, Italy, held a month earlier, where he defeated the Brazilian. On the other, Guga Kuerten, winner of the Hamburg Tournament, in Germany – Estadão Content / ND

In the beginning, Guga won the two sets by 6/2 and 6/3 - Reproduction / YouTube / Roland Garros / ND

In the beginning, Guga won the two sets by 6/2 and 6/3 – Reproduction / YouTube / Roland Garros / ND

When the victory seemed on track, Swede Magnus Norman reacted. At a certain point, he led the fourth set by 2/4 - Reproduction / Youtube / ND

When the victory seemed on track, Swede Magnus Norman reacted. At a certain point, he led the fourth set by 2/4 – Reproduction / Youtube / ND

After more than 50 minutes and 11 match points, the experience of those who already won one of the most important tennis tournaments in the world prevailed - Reproduction / Youtube / ND

After more than 50 minutes and 11 match points, the experience of those who already won one of the most important tennis tournaments in the world prevailed – Reproduction / Youtube / ND

The Santa Catarina won the fourth set by 7/6 (6). Thus, the title of his favorite championship was the crowning of the year in which the Brazilian would finish as the number one in the world - Estadão Content / ND

The Santa Catarina won the fourth set by 7/6 (6). Thus, the title of his favorite championship was the crowning year that the Brazilian would finish as the number one in the world – Estadão Content / ND

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