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"I felt like I was twenty years old again. Certainly I would have preferred to have won in '89, but I went back to that time and it was fantastic. I played like then. Only this way I could beat someone like Chang on clay..." - Stefan Edberg on his revenge against Michael Chang at the 1996 French Open. Read the article
In an unlikely debate set up by "Straight sets" blog on who is the greatest US Open champion in the last thirty years, a virtual quarter final challenge is between Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg. Gerald Marzorati, an editor for The Ney York Times, maintains Roger Federer would win because he is too much of a brilliant shot-maker for the Swede. George Vecsey, sports columnist for the New York Times, instead, asserts Edberg would have the game and the personality to prevail.