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"I think this has been my best week of tennis in a long time and I feel that I played the best match of my life on clay. I'm very satisfied" - Stefan Edberg on his victory in Madrid in 1993. Read the article

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... in fact, we have to add his 283 successes in doubles (compared to Federer's 119). This is the new updated top ten ranking. 1. Jimmy Connors 1.217 2. Ivan Lendl 1.071 3. Guillermo Vilas 919 4. John McEnroe ...
42. Jimbo's year (and Edberg's...)
(News/General news)
Twenty years later, let's go back to the 1991 edition of the US Open, with the exploit of Jimmy Connors, semifinalist at 39, who managed to put in the background even the final victory of Stefan Edberg, ...
...  in the quarters. Ivan Lendl was characterized few days earlier as a player "who is just bunting the ball back" by Jimmy Connors, who also added casually that he was "nothing like he used to be." Of ...
44. Everything but a "cold turkey" - by Carles Tugnoli -
(Edberg experiences/Fan reports)
by Carles TugnoliMy approach to tennis, both watched and played, happened in the early 70s, thanks to the extraordinary deeds of Jimmy Connors, who was and remains my favourite player and, from many ...
45. Connors, Jimmy (USA)
(Bio & Career/Head-to-heads by player)
Stefan Edberg (SWE) 6 - 6 Jimmy Connors (USA) DATE TOURNAMENT SURFACE ROUND WINNER RESULT 20-08-1984 Cincinnati Hardcourt QF Connors 6-3 4-6 7-6 21-01-1985 Philadelphia Indoor carpet R16 Connors ...
...  There are enough characters in tennis at the moment. Federer, Nadal, Del Potro, Djokovic – they are all great guys. But they are a bit colourless compared to John McEnroe or Jimmy Connors. Players  ...
47. Best & Worst: Stefan Edberg
(News/Interviews)
... was the best advice you were given as a player? I remember early in my career practising with Jimmy Connors. He insisted there was no point being out there if you were not giving 100% and that every  ...
48. Tennis exhibition draws big stars
(News/Senior exhibitions and tournaments)
... once in the past, in an early 1990s exhibition against Jimmy Connors. Černošek says he hopes to also bring Andre Agassi to Prague in the future.  ...
... who did not drop a set en route to the title match, had defeated defending champion Pete Sampras in the quarterfinals and sentimental favourite Jimmy Connors in the semifinals. With the on-court temperatures ...
... suit you having a coach you might as well go on your own. So after Wimbledon he did and he went down hill. Then in the autumn I had to see Jimmy Connors in Stockholm and Jimmy said Stefan is playing tonight ...
... two Jimmy Connors in singles. The Americans also had in McEnroe and Peter Fleming the world's best doubles team. Nevertheless, the result was 3-0 to Sweden after two days. Sweden have met USA in Scandinavium ...
... of fun. I think most people take it that way." So many tennis stories are little miracles, impossible to script. Jimmy Connors was raised and taught by two women (his mother and grandmother) who advised ...
... the defending US Open Champion. He comes into this year's tournament on the heels of an emphatic Wimbledon victory over archrival, Rafael Nadal. Jimmy Connors One of the all-time US Open favorites, ...
Duration: 5:57 Audio: Original Description: Whitney Houston performs her classic "One Moment in Time" at the official inauguration of the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, New York, in front ...
55. A class farewell
(Old articles/Mix)
... against such different and imposing champions as Boris Becker, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Ivan Lendl, Mats Wilander, or even John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, a player he has often struggled against, for ...
56. Final step before going mad
(Old articles/Mix)
... the US Open (1991; 1992). He just failed at the French Open. In the Grand Slam tournaments, Edberg is ranked third for number of victories: 177. He is only below the recordman Jimmy Connors (233) and Ivan ...
57. Edberg, an unstoppable decline
(Old articles/Australian Open)
... in the competition. The oldest, Swiss Jakob Hlasek, last November turned 31 years old. At the same age Jimmy Connors won the US Open in 1983. The situation is even more remarkable on the women’s side. ...
58. Beginning of the End for Edberg
(Old articles/Australian Open)
... official, like John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Yannick Noah. Edberg will do it differently. He will do it formally and over an entire season, which is quite out of character considering that he has never ...
59. Down the Coast
(Old articles/Mix)
... the American tennis is desperately missing from the charts since 1956 (Stewart), except for the special case of Jimmy Connors, whose final against Guillermo Vilas in 1981 had to be canceled due to rain. ...
60. Survival of the Fittest
(Old articles/US Open)
... of the guard. For the first time in nearly two decades, Navratilova, Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe all failed to bring their candlepower to the U.S. Open. In what were probably their last appearances ...