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"Whether I end up number 100 in the world or number two or three, this will be it" - Stefan Edberg on retiring at the end of 1996. Read the article

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... who was appearing in his sixth final of the year, that his impressive 1992 run in this tournament -- where last year he beat Jimmy Connors and in 1990 he upset Ivan Lendl -- was over. "You want to ...
62. From the East with fury
(Old articles/Mix)
... giants." After silently rising to number 22 in the world rankings he has earned a solid reputation this year by beating Jimmy Connors in Orlando and at Wimbledon, John McEnroe in Montreal, Ivan Lendl in ...
63. Edberg up there on his cloud
(Old articles/US Open)
... a semifinal in Indianapolis, a depression similar to the one he had already experienced in Rome. It was Jimmy Connors' enthusiasm, at a training meeting on the Flushing Meadow Centre Court twenty-four ...
64. One man show
(Old articles/US Open)
... set by Jimmy Connors… The performance he made on the Centre Court made his head spin, just as he drove Jim Courier mad. The final that promised to be long was a one-way match, without any suspense. Edberg ...
... But for two weeks, it was the electricity of 39- year-old Jimmy Connors, the Lazarus of tennis, that lit up the U.S. Open and taught us what the sport is all about. Both first-time winners Seles and Edberg ...
from Sun Sentinel.com by Jim Sarni WIMBLEDON, England -- Defending champion Stefan Edberg has reached the second round. It only took 73 hours. "I consider myself lucky," Edberg said after he completed ...
67. Edberg's unique accomplishment
(Old articles/Mix)
... rankings in August 1973. llie Nastase was the first (1973), followed by John Newcombe (1974). Jimmy Connors took over in July 1974 and held the spot for 159 weeks - longer than any player in the computer's ...
... follows such stars as John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, who once commanded decent bucks for playing with the firm's rackets. Aside from Edberg, there are few recognized players brandishing Wilson rackets, ...
69. Edberg Comfortable at the Top
(Old articles/Mix)
... a match." Edberg and Pickard regrouped after Edberg, playing like a victim of shellshock, was defeated by Jimmy Connors in straight sets in the Round of 16 at the United States Open. "He was only focusing ...
70. What a comedy, Jimmy
(Old articles/US Open)
An article from: La Repubblica by Gianni Clerici OPEN USA. Connors beat the Sleeping Beauty Edberg, with a match full of swears NEW YORK. (...) I came back to the soundless journalists' cell, to ...
... Edberg meets with reporters, he reveals little, unlike such talkative players as John McEnroe or Jimmy Connors, who have vastly different ideas about communication. "You just answer a question and don't ...
72. Stefan Edberg Wimbledon 1988 quotes
(Old articles/Wimbledon)
... I'd rather not be known by anybody." "Jimmy Connors and I get along, as well. We practise a lot together and I think we both know each other's game well. Tennis does need personalities - like Jimmy's - ...
73. A gift of backhand
(Old articles/Wimbledon)
... Wilander lacks the power to prevent Mecir from handling the rally as he likes. However for Mats remains the goal of the US Open, the "Small Slam" performance to emulate what Jimmy Connors did in 1974. ...
74. Upsets in Paris: Edberg, Mandlikova Ousted
(Old articles/French Open)
... the second-seeded Becker of West Germany downed Diego Perez, 6-0, 6-1, 7-5; eighth-seeded Jimmy Connors ousted Todd Nelson, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2, and Tarik Benhabiles of France upset No. 13 Mikael Pernfors of ...
75. Stefan Edberg, last winner on grass
(Old articles/Australian Open)
... Edberg in particular). Stefan's attack game, even though inappropriate for the clay courts of Paris, allows him to make an excellent Roland Garros, defeated in the quarter finals by Jimmy Connors. At Wimbledon, ...
... which the Americans prefer. The triumph made irrelevant the outcome of the controversy over Jimmy Connors's behavior in his loss Sunday to Mats Wilander. Alan Mills of Britain, the referee, had said that ...
77. The rise of Milan
(Old articles/Mix)
... Wilander and Stefan Edberg shake hands after their 1984 Milan final What a carnage! The withdrawals of Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe, both injured, are two thunders at the start of the tournament in Milan, ...