by Tobias Jönsson
translated into English by Mauro Cappiello
126 ATP titles. 23 Grand Slam titles. Together. In singles. Roger Federer and Swedish coach Stefan Edberg are by far the the most successful team in the tennis world. SVT Sports went to Paris to meet the duo before the start of the "World Championship on clay".
Now the 33-year-old Swiss begins his hunt for a second title at the French Open, the hardest Grand Slam tournament to win for him. Once Roger has managed to clinch it in 2009 when he beat Robin Soderling.
- It gets very difficult to win. Novak Djokovic is tough like Rafael Nadal who only failed once in ten years(!), says world number two who knows that there is a chance if his game is in place.
- I think Roger can do it again. But the best chance he has is at Wimbledon, believes Edberg.
- Stefan Edberg & Tony Pickard Mr Class and his teacher
- "Federer should skip the claycourt season," says former coach Edberg
- "Federer is exceptional, but tennis needs a new name too"
- "I am a happy person"
- Federer criticizes young players: "I wish they volleyed more"
- Edberg: "Being Federer's idol speaks for his taste"
- Edberg bets: Federer can do it!
- Team Fedberg already at work at Wimbledon
- Edberg: "Federer not helped by Lenglen Court"
- Federer has the best volley today. But Edberg...
- Federer eases through first round
- Federer: I need Stefan's input from time to time
- French Open, good draw for Federer
- Edberg and Federer reunited at Roland Garros
- Federer: farewell tour an ordeal for Stefan Edberg