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"I have always just wanted to play good tennis, trying not to be different from what I was, I am. I've never tried to create an image of myself that doesn't correspond to the truth, a concern that many of today's players seem to have, instead" - Stefan Edberg on his personality. Read the interview

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... Stefan, who had the better backhand between you and Roger and how would you compare them? Stefan Edberg: (smiles) I would give me the advantage of a better backhand than Roger, I think a lot of the other ...
... doubts about Roger Federer's chances to compete against top players in top occasions. After the Swiss' French Open defeat against Ernests Gulbis, Mats had focused on his "backhand gap" against his major ...
... "One thing Edberg has really helped Federer with is taking the ball on the rise on the backhand" - Jeff Tarango on BBC Wimbledon "Edberg has flattened out Roger's backhand" - Richard Krajicek "It appears ...
... by #Federer on 3-4,1 with hard backhand half volley #Edberg #Fedberg #Wimbledon2014 pic.twitter.com/panCdrfSaP — STE...fans (@stefanstennis) July 6, 2014Novak #Djokovic is the new #Wimbledon champion! ...
... pursuit of a record eighth Wimbledon title, he has done so more strategically with the ball in play. Earlier in the tournament, he conceded that coming in behind a big forehand or a backhand chip approach ...
... influence obvious to the casual eye. Federer has not suddenly become an instinctive serve-volleyer since hooking up with Edberg. You will not see Djokovic working on backhand drills with Becker - all his ...
... results have "substantially progressed over the past few years," according to Summer Tour director Ulf Samuelsson. Currently Christopher Edberg, who plays a two-handed backhand and, in Stefan's words, ...
... backhand volley at the 1994 Australian Open After the end of his career, Stefan Edberg skillfully worked to manage his wealth. He has a private investment company that in 2011, according to Idrottens Affärer  ...
129. When a number one...
(News/Fedberg)
... «This is the advantage of high level, this is not just the technique of a forehand or backhand, there are lots of parameters that come into play. The help Edberg can bring to Federer or Becker to Djokovic ...
130. "My serve? It's probably up in the bar with a beer..."
(News/Senior exhibitions and tournaments)
... that his good serve and classy backhand are well intact. "Very exciting" On Thursday Stefan Edberg is waiting for Mats Wilander. The two have not met since the mid-90s when they both competed on the ATP ...
131. "I'm a dark horse"
(News/Interviews)
... it's close at the end, then you want to win. Is your beautiful backhand still as good? - Has it ever been pretty? Most of it works decently well, but if there's something that clicks, it is usually serve ...
... backhand, celebrates with 11 points out of 17 at the net, and after an hour and three quarters, legitimates his success with more winners (26-24) and fewer errors (20-23). "Beating Novak in Dubai on hard ...
... world number one can so turn a defensive rally into an offensive one, often ending the point with a down-the-line shot in an empty court. The same holds for Roger's crosscourt backhand. No matter how fast ...
... throughout his career. Even though Roger has got all the technique to approach the net in a classical way, making a good use of a deep sliced backhand (since, in my humble opinion, he is technically speaking ...
... condition in spite of being 47) working on Roger's backhand diagonal and then tickle him to come forward. An absolute privilege, a tennis court kissed by the utmost ever achieved in a player-coach pairing ...
... World Tour that's going to start». With the echo of Stefan Edberg, most elegant champion on court - gifted of a superb backhand volley - and great fair-player, who, only a short time ago, had got back ...
... ever. Federer use to play that style long ago when he first won Wimbledon. And of course there are the backhands. Now I don’t think that Edberg (or Becker) can bring back the serve/volley (those days are ...
... Stefan Edberg was one of the greatest serve-and-volley exponents in tennis history, a possessor of an elegant backhand and a cool and analytical mind. Like John McEnroe, he reached the top in singles and ...
... a possessor of an elegant backhand and a cool and analytical mind. Like John McEnroe, he reached the top in singles and doubles. Edberg first captured the attention of the tennis world in 1983, when he ...
140. "I didn't envy Boris"
(News/Interviews)
... time, they can also block the ball. But if someone attacks them, they are under pressure. Have you got a few simple tips on the volley for our readers? Use the same grip for forehand and backhand, short ...