The official website of Västervik Tennis Club announced last week that
Edberg, Stefan's father, passed away aged 86.
A retired policeman,
had been in the management of the tennis association ...
1996: M16 Jacob Adaktusson, F16 Anna Andersson, M14 Joachim "Pim Pim" Johansson, F14 Jenny Lindström;
1997: M16 Andreas Vinciguerra, F16 Anna Andersson, M14 Mario Dimakos, F14 Kristina
... early 1980s, when Stefan's father
was kind enough to call the Barometern newspaper in Kalmar to tell his kid had played and how it had gone. Usually it went well. Very well. But Stefan himself was ...
... guy who played tennis on the clouds, never, absolutely never, mussing his forelock. Few blades of green survive among Stefan
Edberg’s hair, 50 years old next January 19th, fierce rival of Boris Becker ...
... match was always the most important, and then we kept our fingers crossed that Ove
sson would score enough returns, says Stefan Edberg. The Bohemian from Bodafors Then he comes naturally to "Bragd-Birger". ...
... for the first day's play almost sold out. __________________________________________________________ Davis Cup fever increases in Gothenburg from Tennis.se by Peter
sson Translated into English ...
... of the 7 winning Cup teams (1984, '85, '87, '94). He is tied with countryman Ove
son for most years played on the Swedish Davis Cup team with 13, playing from 1984 through 1996. Edberg also holds ...
... and left school at the age of 16. The decision could not help his father
's confusion. As a policeman, he heavily financed his children's wishes. What also made
doubt was that there was no athlete ...
from Supertennis by Enrico Schiavina contributed by Martina Frammartino translated into English by Mauro Cappiello
EDBERG, a 61 year old retired and separated from his wife policeman, has had ...
... clunker was a Volvo or a Saab. "Ninety-nine percent of them were Volvos," says Edberg, "so it wasn't much fun." Ambition did not come easily to Edberg. His parents,
and Barbro, imbued him with a ...
... for me to play tennis."
Edberg, who still walks a policeman's beat in Vastervik, Sweden, and his wife, Barbro, got a phenomenal return on their investment. At age 17, Stefan became the first and ...
... father's job? He is a policeman. And your mother? She's a wife, mother and housekeeper. What's the name of your father, mother and brother? My father is called
, my mother Barbro and my brother ...
Edberg Born in: Västervik, Sweden Date: 19.01.1966 Lives in: Vaxjö (Sweden) Height: 188 cm (6'2 ft) Weight: 77 kg (170 libs) Plays: Right-handed Turned pro in: 1983 ...