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"I'll play as long as I'm still willing to work this much, to do all these sacrifices" - Stefan Edberg on leaving tennis. Read the article

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181. Stefan Edberg hasn't unlearned anything
(News/Senior exhibitions and tournaments)
... absence from tournaments. Lithe and lissom he approached the net several times in his match against Anders Jarryd after a straight backhand slice, or he shot his backhand exactly there where he wanted ...
182. Johansson beat Edberg in Scandic Challenge
(News/Senior exhibitions and tournaments)
... match points. The crowd was offered great entertainment and Edberg was impressive with his pure one handed backhand. The former world's number one opened the tournament inactively and had to yield Magnus ...
... go to the tennis court behind the house in order to practice volley and backhand with Dad? We don't have an own tennis court. When they play, they play in the local club. Even better when they don't ...
184. Roger Federer on Boris Becker
(News/General news)
... than Becker's and more akin to my style. If I wanted a hero, it should be the Swede whose kicked serve and backhand were supreme. I understood what they were saying and did not need any prompting ...
185. A final battle against nerves
(News/General news)
...  ball toss is perfect, the backhand passing shot spotless and the forehand, my real weapon, is on fire. I would make time speed up so those shots were real instead of imagined, if I could. I can't, ...
... at least one can look at it. If there is anything that can be done to improve the game, you should always look at those things." Federer's feel at the net and his one-handed backhand are slightly ...
... the ears because that's sometimes the toughest part. But he's got the goods — there's no question he's got the game. On the women's side, I like the way Justine Henin-Hardenne hits the one-handed backhand ...
188. Modern players, be inspired by Edberg and Becker
(News/Senior exhibitions and tournaments)
... the winner in a challenge against Roddick, the man with the 240 ks serve, who won the official ATP event. On court, everything like before: booming serves from "Bum Bum" that only Edberg's perfect backhand ...
189. Becker and Edberg Roll Back the Years
(News/Senior exhibitions and tournaments)
... boom boom serve of Becker and the legendary Edberg backhand - were still there for all to see. "The Stella Artois was a big part of my life," said Becker. "My first victory was here 18 years ago believe ...
... very obvious highlights to the match. The first was Edberg reminding everyone that he was one of the greatest volleyers in the history of tennis as he lunged onto a backhand volley for a drop shot winner ...
191. Edberg serves up rare reminder of elegant style
(News/Senior exhibitions and tournaments)
... after that as Bjorkman upped the tempo. The second set was a closer affair, but at 3-3 Edberg produced a stunning winning backhand down the line. This was swiftly followed by a delightful backhand volley. ...
... or backhand and how it will work next week. This is no real life. You have to be able to get used to new conditions if you are no longer in the centre of interest, no longer get the carpet unrolled ...
193. Stefan and me - by Mauro Cappiello -
(Edberg experiences/Fan reports)
... were supposed to shape my self. The emotions I experienced every time he saved a break-point, every time he placed his backhand volley in the unreachable corner are something that no one can delete. ...
194. A class farewell
(Old articles/Mix)
...  Two handed backhand And do you know what Edberg recently had to say evoking that titanic tournament during a lunch at the Queen's Club in London? «Fortunately for me, Sampras had a very hard match the ...
195. Final step before going mad
(Old articles/Mix)
... and hard, good with forehand or backhand. It was his coach, Tony Pickard, British Davis Cup player, who laid the foundation of Edberg's style of play. Pickard saw that, as a tall player (188 centimeters), ...
... in detail what you can learn from the art of his most admired shots: the forehand volley, the backhand one, the serve, the backhand and approach shot. When I looked at the pictures that illustrate this ...
197. A walk down Davis Cup memory lane
(Old articles/Davis Cup)
... break of Edberg’s serve was inevitable and it duly came in the eighth game when Pioline struck a brilliant backhand pass deep into the corner. Pioline went on to serve out for the set at 6-3 but it had ...
... up to the Queen's final. But in the 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) victory against Edberg, his serve was better and his backhand was lethal as he won his fourth title here in his fifth final. The win came almost 11 years ...
199. Timeless Edberg
(Old articles/French Open)
... the elegant volleys and the splendid backhands, yesterday Edberg taught how to behave.  ...
... tired but he knew what he had to do to win." I was a little bit surprised that Rafter went to my backhand. It's my stronger side. That's nice when they hit there With an improving sore shoulder that has ...