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"I didn't think about last year's Wimbledon final, but about the one at the 1987 Australian Open, when I won at the fifth against Cash. My fortune was the break I did straightaway in the fifth set" - Stefan Edberg on his five set win against Boris Becker in the 1989 French Open semifinal. Read the article

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... tough match against David Goffin. Those majestic backhands were firing on all cylinders and Wawrinka could be the man that the top 2 may not fancy in their half of the draw. Federer and Raonic at the ...
... to add to his repertoire: a slightly accelerated service action from the left, an earlier backhand swing, while the sliced backhand return, too conservative for a currently confident player like him, has ...
103. One year of Fedberg
(News/Fedberg)
... shared the audio file of the interview, in which the Swede was also asked to compare his backhand with Roger Federer's... Read it»   5 Federer loses final to Tsonga but makes Edberg proud A video of highlights ...
104. The Swede and the Swiss
(News/Fedberg)
... Federer said. "I also had a one-handed backhand by then so I guess I could really relate to some degree." Having put Edberg on such a pedestal, Federer did not feel entirely comfortable when he approached ...
105. Tennis: The last days of a beautiful game
(Edberg experiences/Fan reports)
... which defined Edberg — the single-handed backhand. Being Edberg really hurt your pocket; make that your father’s pocket. For us amateurs, those volleys and the backhand, so easy on the eyes when the master ...
... for Switzerland but also because Federer won it on his way to the net. His wickedly sliced backhand drop-shot winner left the Frenchman Richard Gasquet no chance and was the last and one of the best reminders ...
... in Rotterdam. Tsonga was disturbed by a lady screaming in the crowd just before he could hit a backhand. Cilic won the match one game later. Grigor Dimitrov During his third round match against Kei Nishikori ...
... court open for an easy backhand solution by Edberg. In the second part, Federer counterattacks taking advantage of a poor volley by his opponent Vasek Pospisil, opens the court with a sliced backhand and ...
... backhand lob by Federer in the video below.  ...
... all these things. I started to watch him closely, and, you know, I liked the way he played and the way he behaved on court. I also had a one-handed backhand by then so I could really, I guess, relate to ...
... Swede used to base his game on sliced serve and dominance of the backhand side. The Swiss likes to dictate with his forehand and has in his serve a weapon to win the point straight, rather than open the ...
... sliced ​​backhand, Federer... must be in heaven when he talks about tennis with Stefan Edberg." John McEnroe is also one of the enthusiasts of the Edberg-Federer team, but, once again, he disagrees with ...
...  6-3, 1-6, 3-1 - Big forehand return and drop shot to take the break in the fourth game of final set. Edberg stands up to applaude. 6-3, 1-6, 4-1, 40-40 - A bad backhand passing miss on a good score ...
... every player Federer meets these days goes after his backhand, hoping to break down the one-hander. Now, with his new volleying proclivities, Federer doesn’t have to take a big, topspin cut at such probings. ...
... backhand volleys that appear to be hit with a carving knife instead of a racket. He’s sitting in the player-guest box of Roger Federer, quietly contributing to the late-career success of the Grand Slam ...
... second, one with a bad mistake on a backhand volley. Stefan Edberg followed it, as all the others, along with the Swiss' wife Mirka and his mother Lynette. Enjoy a selection of high definition screenshots ...
... point with his forehand, Federer came to the net and missed an easy backhand volley, just his coach's favourite shot... In the end Roger managed to win in three, then he also beat David Ferrer and he'll ...
Following up on the backhand comparison between Stefan Edberg and Roger Federer, here's a frame-by-frame sequence of how they hit that shot. The analysis considers a top-spin backhand from the baseline ...
The recent Rogers Cup conference call was not the first time that Stefan Edberg made "proud statements" on his backhand. Eleven years ago, after a Queen's Club exhibition in London against Boris Becker ...
from Reuters.com TORONTO, July 30 — Roger Federer’s backhand has been described as a thing of beauty and perhaps the most exquisite stroke the tennis world has seen, but his coach Stefan Edberg feels ...