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"People talk much more about Lend and Becker, but I can sneak up from behind and that's a position I like. I would like to reach that No. 1 spot at least once in my career. Just to see how it feels" - Stefan Edberg on his targets. Read the interview

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461. The coolest champion
(Old articles/Mix)
... at Ryan Airport in Baton Rouge by an entourage rivaling those of Sinatra or Ali arriving at a Las Vegas main event. TV crews jostled for breathing room alongside radio and newspaper reporters, representatives ...
462. Stefan Edberg's serve
(Old articles/Technique)
... little harmony of the action of his arms, tossing the ball in the air and the right arm well below to suddenly accelerate like a whip, generating surprise and an impressive ball speed. For all these reasons ...
463. Stefan Edberg Wimbledon 1988 quotes
(Old articles/Wimbledon)
Stefan Edberg, the golden boy of tennis and new Wimbledon champion, can no longer plod around unrecognised. "Actually, I don't want to be famous," he says. "Hard cheese, matey," retorts Sophie Mowat... ...
464. Edberg Defeats Becker For Wimbledon Crown
(Old articles/Wimbledon)
... these past two days, giving him and Stefan Edberg the look of volunteer firemen answering a series of Wimbledon false alarms. Maybe, as Becker suggested, he expended too much energy and emotion when he ...
465. A gift of backhand
(Old articles/Wimbledon)
... real errors throughout the match. Mentally, this first triumph at Wimbledon, in addition to his two wins in Australia, definitively proved that Edberg has the size of these monuments out there, that his ...
466. Edberg rings the number
(Old articles/Wimbledon)
... Edberg's big serves like noother player has done in these championships and passing the 6 ft. 2 in. Swede with almost ludicrous ease. Mecir delighted the centre court crowd with his consummate artistry ...
467. The Australian Swedes opposed
(Old articles/Australian Open)
... and repeated his exploit twelve months ago. On the other hand, the Swedish troop is well represented also among the fifteen thousand spectators crowding the stands at any time: there's a picturesque ...
468. Edberg: the ace of second serve
(Old articles/Technique)
... center of the court. On these pictures you can see that Edberg's attitude is very offensive and he focuses on his opponent to anticipate the direction of his return. The Swede has such confidence in his ...
469. This crazy tennis
(Old articles/Masters Cup)
...  deserved the final. Maybe it's true, as they say here, that you have to earn your bread day after day, in a society where homo est homini lupus. But it's a little difficult to get in the court against ...
470. Madison's gentlemen
(Old articles/Masters Cup)
... just out. Shiny Edberg's tennis faded a little, and a very determined Wilander managed to get back, playing with extraordinary grim on the most important points, and, among these, even 5 match points, ...
... fifth set on Gilbert), and could increase it in Wembley if, as foreseeable, he will reach at least the semifinal (against Mecir). In the all American fight, Gilbert is favorite even though he is 53 ...
... as well, and it was his fourth defeat in a bewitched tournament for him. Wilander fully deserved to win. He looked improved on forehand, regular as always, but most of all perfect from a tactical point ...
473. The sphinx Edberg dreams the Open
(Old articles/US Open)
... A real torture. Borg, compared to him, was original and unforeseeable. Next week the Us Open starts, last Grand Slam event, after Edberg won in Melbourne, Lendl in Paris and Cash in Wimbledon. The ...
474. Heads up!
(Old articles/Mix)
... happens that you're not prepared for and vou can be out of the match in 10 seconds." Edberg's victory in Melbourne represented the turning point in his career, Pickard feels. "Having played so badly in ...
475. Lendl's dream has almost come true
(Old articles/Wimbledon)
... set point for Edberg, on 8-7, and one more winning serve by Lendl. At his second set point Lendl, finally, managed to return the serve and took the set with a wonderful forehand passing. These short ...
476. An unfounded reputation
(Old articles/Australian Open)
... under the effect of heat and fatigue.  In these conditions, once he found back the physical, mental and moral energies to hang on, avoid to collapse, and climb back next to his best, he put up an outstanding ...
477. This time Edberg doesn't pair
(Old articles/Davis Cup)
... in Kooyong they've been in the match for just one set, the third, when the Australian were a little down. Fitzgerald helped Cash: good presence at the net, some lobs. Edberg didn't help Jarryd: nine ...
... be swallowed alive. Well, he took charge to dismiss these rumours and prove that his victories against Srejber, Smid and Sanchez were not the result of chance, even less of luck. Therefore, it would take ...
Edberg won the Swiss Open from El Mundo Deportivo  translated into English by Mauro Cappiello The number one seed, Swedish Stefan Edberg, won the Swiss Open, with a prizemoney of over 32 million pesetas, ...
... a national hero in Germany and in Sweden we have more players like me who have a big name – Wilander, Jarryd and Nyström. Beside this, mentality in Sweden is different from Germany. More cold and reserved. ...