In one of his last interviews as a professional player, Stefan Edberg explains his choice to retire at the end of 1996 to journalist Jörg Allmeroth of Kicker magazine. Rivalry against Boris Becker, meaning of sportsmanship and private dimension are also subjects of this conversation dating back to late November of that year.
Just a month before his official retirement, Stefan Edberg talks about his rivalry with Boris Becker, the importance of fair play in sports and his future after tennis in a long interview by Klaus Brinkbäumer of Der Spiegel.
An article by Vincenzo Martucci from "Il Tennis Italiano" of October 1996 on Stefan Edberg's last Grand Slam tournament at the 1996 US Open. After losing in his quarter final match against Goran Ivanisevic, the Swede receives an award for his extraordinary Grand Slam career.
An article from "La Gazzetta dello Sport" of August 28th, 1996 by Vincenzo Martucci on Stefan Edberg's surprise win over Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek in the first round of the 1996 US Open.
Two articles taken from "La Gazzetta dello Sport" of June 2nd 1996 written by Vincenzo Martucci and Rino Tommasi about Stefan Edberg's revenge on Michael Chang at the 1996 French Open.
An interview from "Tennis Oggi" of June, 1996 by Amanda Lanari. Stefan Edberg discusses his decision to retire, talks about his plans for the future and runs through the best and worst moments of his career.
An article from "Il Corriere dello Sport" of 18th May, 1996 by Alessandra Giardini on Stefan Edberg's farewell to Rome crowd after his defeat against Richard Krajicek.
Report by Daniele Azzolini for L'Unità on Stefan Edberg's debut at the "Internazionali d'Italia" in Rome in 1996 against Jan Siemerink.
An article from "Matchball" of February 29th, 1996 on Edberg's disappointment for the bad results at the start of his final year on the ATP.
An article by Rino Tommasi from "La Gazzetta dello Sport" of January 18th, 1996 on Stefan Edberg's elimination from the 1996 Australian Open by Jean-Philippe Fleurian. An analysis of age trends in tennis, that gets a younger and younger sport.
An article from "Matchball" of December 21st 1995 by Franco Molinari about Stefan Edberg announcing his decision to leave tennis at the end of 1996.
From L'Unità of May 16th 1995, a report by Daniele Azzolini on Stefan Edberg's return to Foro Italico after 11 years. The Swede won his debut match against Arnaud Boetsch.
An article from "La Gazzetta dello Sport" of January 20th 1995 by Vincenzo Martucci on Stefan Edberg's 29 birthday at the Australian Open.
Stefan Edberg's last tournament victory at the 1995 Qatar Open in Doha was the cover story of January 12th, 1995 issue of Italian tennis magazine Matchball. Article by Enrico Schiavina.
Stefan Edberg interviewed by Enrico Schiavina for Matchball magazine after his second successive win at the Qatar Open in Doha in January 1995.
Special report from Tennis de France (issue of January 1995) on the 1994 Davis Cup final between Sweden and Russia played in Moscow. The Vikings led by Stefan Edberg lifted their 5th Salad Bowl at the end of the first two days, after three matches all decided at the fifth set.
An article from "Tennis Oggi" (issue of November 1994) by Arne Reimer on Stefan's new dimension as a man and as a player following his fatherhood.
Stefan Edberg leads Sweden to the semifinal against US in the 1994 Davis Cup, beating Pioline in straight sets and giving Sweden the point of victory against France. An article by Rino Tommasi from "La Gazzetta dello Sport" of 18th July 1994.
In 1994, Stefan Edberg is the only player in the top ten in the draws of both Nice and Monte Carlo. Yannick Cochennec of Tennis Magazine writes a preview of the two events, a key moment in the Swede's preparation to the French Open.
Before the start of the 1994 French claycourt season, Yannick Cochennec of Tennis Magazine writes a feature about Stefan Edberg's challenge to the French Open, the only Major title missing in his Grand Slam record at the end of his career.
From Tennis Oggi (April 1994 issue) special report by Michela Rossi on Stefan Edberg's win at the Eurocard Open in Stuttgart. The final against Goran Ivanisevic was a revenge from the 1992 edition and gave Stefan his last indoor ATP title.
Special report by Stefano Semeraro for the February 1994 issue of Matchball on Stefan Edberg's first win in Doha, in the second edition of the Qatar Open.
Interview with Stefan Edberg by Stefano Semeraro for Matchball following his victory at the 1994 Qatar Open in Doha. Stefan talks about the prospects for the 1994 season and the targets of the last stage of his tennis career.
From the issue of December 1993 of the Italian magazine Supertennis, an analysis of Stefan Edberg's 1993 season by Enrico Schiavina. Some unusual upsets and a little modest year-end balance for Stefan, who became father and started his new dimension of family man. Article shared by Martina Frammartino.
Two articles from "La Gazzetta dello Sport" of September 4th 1993 by Vincenzo Martucci and Rino Tommasi on Stefan Edberg's defeat at the US Open by Karel Novacek.
A collage from Tennis Magazine and Tennis de France with news on the birth of Emilie Victoria, Stefan Edberg's and Annette Olsen's daughter, on July 14th, 1993 and the early months of fatherhood for Stefan.
From El Pais of May 3rd 1993, a report by Ángel Rigueira on the final of the Madrid Open won by Stefan Edberg on Sergi Bruguera.
From La Vanguardia of May 3rd 1993, a report by Dagoberto Escorcia on Stefan Edberg's triumph in the Madrid Open against Sergi Bruguera in the final.
From the issue of June 1993 of Tennis en español, a special report by Miguel Angel Zubiarrain and Elena Loza on the tournament of Madrid won by Stefan Edberg, his third and last career title on clay.
From La Vanguardia of May 2nd 1993 a report by Dagoberto Escorcia on the semifinal between Stefan Edberg and Emilio Sanchez at the Madrid Open won by the Swede.
In the issue of March 1993 of Italian magazine "Tennis Oggi" a special report by Daniele Azzolini is dedicated to Jim Courier's second successive victory at the Australian Open against Stefan Edberg in the final.
The section "-15" of Tennis Magazine, in the issue of March 2008, is dedicated to Jim Courier's victory against Stefan Edberg in the final of the 1993 Australian Open.
During a season ending press conference in Rome in 1992, Stefan Edberg backs the option of drug testings on tennis players when out of competition. "I don't think that drugs are a problem but I feel they should be able to come down to test us even during practice periods", he says. The article from the New Sunday Times of November 15, 1992.
After his second US Open title, Stefan Edberg appears on the front cover of Sports Illustrated (issue of September 21st 1992). The report by Sally Jenkins celebrates his extraordinary run at Flushing Meadows, where he won the trophy with three successive five-set matches and defeating uture world number one Pete Sampras in the final.
Articles from "La Gazzetta dello Sport" of Sept. 14th, 1992 by Vincenzo Martucci and Rino Tommasi about Stefan Edberg's win at the US Open over Pete Sampras.
The October 1992 issue of Tennis Magazine celebrates Stefan Edberg's outstanding triumph at the US Open of that year, his last Grand Slam singles title, obtained with three consecutive comebacks from a break down in the fifth set and a final win on Pete Sampras. The Swede came back from Flushing Meadows with a set of records and the world n.1 again in his pocket by just three points... Article by Bruno Cuaz.
Roberto Lombardi, special correspondent from New York for "Nuovo Tennis", profiles the "new" Stefan Edberg, winner of his second title at the US Open in Flushing Meadows in 1992.
From Hamburger Abendblatt of May 12th 1992, a report by Christian-A.Thiel and Rainer Grünberg on the final of the German Panasonic Open in Hamburg won by Stefan Edberg on Michael Stich. It was Stefan's second career title on clay.
Article from "Tennis", issue of July 1992, about Stefan Edberg and Annette Olsen's marriage in Växjö on April 18th, 1992.
An article from Spanish "Hola" of May 1992 by Marit Larson about Stefan Edberg' and Annette Olsen's marriage in Växjö, on April 18th 1992.
A photo report on Stefan Edberg's wedding on the May 1992 issue of Tennis Magazine.
A short report with picture on Stefan Edberg's wedding with Annette Olsen in the June 1992 issue of Tennis de France.
Tennis de France photo report on Stefan Edberg's and Annette Olsen's wedding ceremony on April 18th 1992.
An article about Stefan Edberg's and Annette Olsen's marriage on 18th april 1992 taken from the magazine "Neue Welt" and contributed by Carmen Klade.
Bravo's issue 21 of 1992 dedicates an article and photo report to Stefan Edberg's and Annette Olsen's wedding ceremony at the Växjö Cathedral and celebrations at the Castle of Teleborg on April 18th, 1992.
The section -15 of "Tennis Magazine" in the issue of March 2007 is dedicated to Jim Courier's victory in the 1992 Australian Open final against Stefan Edberg.
A clipping taken from Spanish "Hola" of December 1991 by Marit Larson presenting Stefan Edberg's and Annette Olsen's marriage that would take place in April of the following year in Växjö, Sweden.
Stefan Edberg wins the Tokyo Seiko Open and is sure to end 1991 at world number one for the second successive season. This article by Hans-Gunther Krauth, published on Matchball of October 24th 1991, celebrates the Swede's title in Japan, taken in a final against Derrick Rostagno, and his winning streak of 17 matches.
From Tennis de France, a photo report by Tommy Hindley of a private golf match in Melbourne during the 1991 Australian Open between Stefan Edberg and Ivan Lendl.
Stefan Edberg and Ivan Lendl, with their coaches Tony Pickard and Tony Roche, caught off court by Tommy Hindley during a private golf match in Melbourne. From the October 1991 issue of Serve & Volley.
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