Stefan Edberg shared his memories about his Olympic experience in a special publication issued by the ITF for Rio 2016, collecting words from all the tennis players who were awarded a medal since tennis became officially part of the Games in Seoul in 1988.
On the heels of the publication in Italy of a translated version of När vi var bäst, journalist Angelo Carotenuto flew to Stockholm to visit some of the places that still emanate light from the Swedish glory days and wrote an extraordinarily documented report on the state of Swedish tennis for "Il Venerdì di Repubblica", interviewing players, coaches and experts.
On July 8th 2015, Italian main quality paper "Il Corriere della Sera" published a long interview with Stefan Edberg by Gaia Piccardi. Stefan recalled some memories from his past at Wimbledon and gave some details about his partnership with Roger Federer.
On the April 30th 2015 issue of La Gazzetta dello Sport, Vincenzo Martucci analyzes the new trend of Swedish coaches. Many Vikings, protagonists of the Tour in the late '80s and '90s, are now back on track, advising some of today's stars.
A very curious story was published on the last page of French sports daily L'Équipe on March 30th, 2015. Stefan Edberg took sides in a controversy involving a tennis club he owns with his former sparring partner Arnaud Deleval in Grimaud, a small town near Saint-Tropez in France. Article by Pierre-Étienne Minonzio.
English translation of an excerpt from a chapter dedicated to Stefan Edberg in the Swedish book "När vi var bäst" by Mats Holm and Ulf Roosvald. By Nichola Smalley (thanks Kontext Agency).
English translation of an excerpt from a chapter dedicated to Mats Wilander in the Swedish book "När vi var bäst" by Mats Holm and Ulf Roosvald. By Nichola Smalley (thanks Kontext Agency).
The January 2015 issue of Tennis Head dedicates its cover story to Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg. In a long article journalist Paul Newman reflects on how the Swiss' style, perspective and performances were influenced by the advice of his former idol, now that one year has gone by since the official start of their partnership.
English translation of an excerpt from a chapter dedicated to Bjorn Borg in the Swedish book "När vi var bäst" by Mats Holm and Ulf Roosvald. By Nichola Smalley (thanks Kontext Agency).
An interview with Stefan Edberg on La Gazzetta dello Sport celebrates the Swede's impact on Roger Federer's game. From his old rivalry with Boris Becker (now renewed from their benches of coaches) to the secrets behind Roger's renaissance, the "old Maestro" talks from London to journalist Vincenzo Martucci. Article from the issue of November 13th, 2014.
An article by Roberto Zanni on Italian sports daily "Il Corriere dello Sport" celebrates Stefan Edberg's positive influence on Roger Federer's results, just after the Swiss' victory in Cincinnati and his return to the big stage of men's tennis.
24 years after their last Wimbledon final, it's Edberg vs Becker again at the Championships, as Stefan and Boris come back as coaches of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. In the official guide of the 2014 edition, Malcolm Folley traces a profile of the old rivalry that could relive again embodied into two of the main protagonists of today's tennis. Clipping contributed by Jude Urwin.
In the issue of March 2014, Tennis Magazine dedicates a seven page special to the new trend of the tennis season, the champions of the 80's and 90's coming back to the Tour as coaches. Starting from the top partnerships, Federer-Edberg and Djokovic-Becker, journalists Jean Couvercelle, Rémi Bourrières, Anne Champomier and Jean-Baptiste Baretta interviewed other coaches, players and former champions to understand what the contribution of yesterday's stars can bring to a current protagonist of the game.
In the issue of March 1st 2014, Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport celebrates Roger Federer's Dubai win against Novak Djokovic giving great credit to the influence of his new technical advisor Stefan Edberg. Article by Vincenzo Martucci.
In his first media conference from Brisbane, where he started his 2014 season, Roger Federer discussed his decision to ask for Stefan Edberg's help. Article from L'Équipe of December 31st 2013, contributed and translated by Ludmilla Geeraert. #fedberg
On Il Corriere della Sera of December 29th 2013, Gaia Piccardi analyses the reasons that led Roger Federer to choose Stefan Edberg as part of his coaching team for the start of 2014. #fedberg
An article and a comment by Vincenzo Martucci for La Gazzetta dello Sport of December 28, 2013 about Roger Federer officially announcing the start of his collaboration with Stefan Edberg. #fedberg
An article by Franck Ramella for L'Équipe of December 28, 2013 about the official announcement of the technical collaboration between Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg, starting in 2014. Thanks Ludmilla Geeraert. #fedberg
Article from Il Tempo of December 23rd, 2013 by Alessandro Nizegorodcew about the season ending moves on the top players benches. Novak Djokovic hired Boris Becker as head coach, while Stefan Edberg spent a full week in Dubai training with Roger Federer and left the door open to a future cooperation with the Swiss. Considered Lendl has been coaching Murray since 2012, three of the legends from the '80s-'90s could challenge one another as coaches of today's legends. #fedberg
Federico Ferrero, tennis reporter for Italian daily L'Unità and commentator for Italian Eurosport, wrote about the breaking news of the end of 2013: the ongoing projects of a Roger Federer - Stefan Edberg technical partnership and Novak Djokovic hiring Boris Becker as head coach. #fedberg
Article by Stefano Semeraro for La Stampa of December 19th 2013, on the trend from today's champions to hire stars from the past as coaches, after Novak Djokovic called Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg spent a week of training in Dubai with Roger Federer. #fedberg
The Södra Climate Arena in Växjö, run by Stefan Edberg, Magnus Larsson and Carl-Axel Hageskog, becomes one of the first tennis halls in the world to test the Playsight Smart Court, an ultra modern computer system to gather live data during tennis matches and training sessions. It will be especially used to improve to develop the skills of young tennis players and improve their game. In this article by Sven Elofsson from Smålandsposten, Edberg, Larsson and Hageskog explain the advantages of using this technology as a support for coaches.
Stefan Edberg came back to his home town Västervik to watch his son Christopher play at the Ostkustens Pärla, the junior tournament that marked the start of Stefan's career.
An interview with Stefan Edberg by Andrej Antic of tennismagazin. Just before his show match in Stuttgart against Goran Ivanisevic, the Swede talks about tennis in Sweden, the disappearing of serve and volley and his new, improved, forehand. He recalls his rivalry with Boris Becker and explains how his life has changed after tennis.
From the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix magazine, a photo report on Stefan Edberg and Goran Ivanisevic, made for their exhibition that inaugurated the Stuttgart WTA tournament in April 2013.
From the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Daily magazine, a short preview of the exhibition match between Stefan Edberg and Goran Ivanisevic that would take place in Stuttgart at the Porsche Arena on April 22nd 2013 to inaugurate the local WTA tournament.
Presentation of the winning project by architect Kent Pedersen for the Södra Climate Arena. The document is by IG Passivhus, a network of passive houses builders and experts.
Project and renderings of the Climate Arena, the only tennis structure almost completely made in wood in the world. The hall, designed by architect Kent Pedersen and built by Södra, will be run by Stefan Edberg, Carl-Axel Hageskog and Magnus Larsson. The text of the pdf file is in Swedish.
Before the 2012 edition of Wimbledon, Sport magazine released a ranking of the best 10 matches at the Championships (men's and women's singles). The 1990 final between Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker was placed at the fifth spot.
An entire page from Neue Westfälische of June 11th, 2012 dedicated to the Champions Trophy in Halle. Articles by Jörg Fritz.
A page of German daily Westfalen-Blatt of June 11th, 2012 dedicated to the Champions Trophy in Halle. Articles by Hans Peter Tipp.
Two pages on the 2012 Halle Champions Trophy from "Match Point", the free daily paper of the Gerry Weber Open, with four articles introducing the players Stefan Edberg, Michael Stich, Martina Navratilova and Anastasia Myskina.
From the Gerry Weber Open Magazine, a preview of the Champions Trophy exhibition inaugurating the 20th edition of the Halle ATP Tournament. A legends mixed doubles featuring Martina Martina Navratilova and Michael Stich against Anastasia Myskina and Stefan Edberg.
On June 9th, 2012, Stefan Edberg and Magnus Larsson were invited at the Karlskrona TennisKlubb to inaugurate the first two grass courts in Sweden. Stefan had the privilege to cut the ribbon. “The outdoor courts are among the best in Sweden", he said. Here is a report on the event by Gert Friberg for Fördel Karlskrona.
"La Gazzetta dello Sport" of May 17th, 2012 dedicates a short article to Stefan Edberg's last match at the Rome Masters against Richard Krajicek, happened exactly 16 years before.
A special by Tim Wohlbold of Deutsche Tennis Zeitung on the 2012 Wilson Senior, an ITF Senior tournament held every year in Manavgat, Turkey. Among the senior stars that came for the 9th edition was special guest Stefan Edberg, who played doubles show matches, signed autographs and shared pictures with players and visitors of the Ali Bey Club, the world's biggest tennis facility with 62 courts.
An apology of the ATP Champions Tour, where you can still admire elegant classic tennis, compared to today's game made most of all of overwhelming power and speed. Article by Miska Ruggeri for Libero, March 2012
An interview with Stefan Edberg by Alexandra Goss of Sunday Times about the former world n.1's activities in the world of finance and fund management he started after retiring from professional tennis.
Exclusive interview to Stefan Edberg by Tim Böseler of Tennismagazin for the August issue of 2010. Stefan talks about modern tennis, his rivalry with Becker, his family life and tennis in Sweden.
In an interview from March of last year released by "A Bola" in Lagos, Portugal, during the inauguration of the Cascade Resort Sports Academy, Stefan Edberg speaks of his life after tennis, today's game and Agassi's biography "Open".
In this short interview on Kronen Zeitung from February 2010, Stefan Edberg talks about his winter vacations and leaves the door open for a future comeback to the tennis world.
In this interview from December 2008 from the French magazine Grand Chelem, Stefan Edberg describes how, in his opinion, Roger Federer should play against Rafael Nadal to have better chances to beat him.
Stefan Edberg interviewed on the March 2007 issue of Intrum Iustitia magazine about his policy on getting paid on time in business.
From L'Unità of June 16th 2003, an article by former Italian player and tennis coach Claudio Pistolesi on the exhibition match between Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker at the Queen's Club in Lonmdon to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the tournament.
A special by Tennis Magazine on the great rivalry between Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker after the end of their careers. Focus on their three consecutive Wimbledon finals between 1988 and 1990.
An interview with Stefan Edberg by Iacopo Iandiorio for "La Gazzetta dello Sport Magazine" of March 13th, 1999. This is one of the first wide-ranging interviews made to Edberg in Italy after his retirement from tennis.
Just after Stefan Edberg's retirement, French "Tennis Magazine", in the issue of February 1997, runs trough his career with a special article by Guy Barbier, enriched by some wonderful pictures of the most meaningful moments in the Swede's fourteen years of professional tennis. Georges Deniau writes about Stefan's tecnique, rating every aspect of his game.
An article from Indonesian newspaper Gatra of December 7th, 1996, about Stefan Edberg's retirement from tennis. Rudy Novrianto draws a profile of the Swede and a summary of his career.
Stefan Edberg has the honour to sign the foreword to the Official Yearbook of the 1996 Davis Cup by NEC, the last event he played in his 14 years of professional tennis, losing the final (a record 7th) against France in Malmo. In this preface, Stefan stresses how important, even if demanding, it is to play for one's country in a sport like tennis which is mainly individual.
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.
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