Even if Stefan Edberg watched Roger Federer's 4th round match at Wimbledon from his box this doesn't mean he's again part of his coaching team.
Roger Federer himself confirmed it in a media conference following his win over American Steve Johnson.
"Severin (Lüthi) and Ivan (Ljubicic) are my coaches now, I talked with them about my match," said the Swiss, who met his former mentor before entering the court.
Stefan has always appeared in Wimbledon in the last five editions of the tournament.
In 2012 he was in the Royal Box along with his former coach and long-time friend Tony Pickard and, again, in 2013 he was sitting among authorithies and special guests with his wife Annette during the semifinals Djokovic vs Del Potro and Murray vs Janowicz.
New York Times tennis journalist Christopher Clarey wrote on Twitter that Stefan's visit to Wimbledon had been scheduled this year as well.
Am told Edberg, back in Federer's box on Monday, long planned to come to #Wimbledon to support Fed. Ljubicic & Luethi are still the coaches— Christopher Clarey (@christophclarey) 4 luglio 2016
The two years as Roger Federer coach and the new familiarity with the Swiss, his relatives and team members urged the seven-time Wimbledon champion to host him in his box.
Roger is always open to receive advice from Stefan. "If he notices something, he might tell me, [but] he's not the type of guy to push himself forward," said the Swiss. (mc)
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