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"After winning Wimbledon, I admit that some things may change. But I will remain Swedish, and that nobody can change!" - Stefan Edberg on becoming a star. Read the article

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...  at the time because I played (Michael) Chang in the semifinals which was a five-hour match. I didn’t even think I could play that Sunday after waking up in the morning. But it was a great match to win, ...
62. A class farewell
(Old articles/Mix)
... successive matches in five sets and each time having overcome the deficit of a break in the fifth! His only showdown against Michael Chang in the semifinals, had lasted five hours and twenty-six minutes! ...
63. Classic tie: Sweden 2-3 France, 1996
(Old articles/Davis Cup)
... was a French team that had performed heroics in the semifinals against Italy to overcome a surprise 2-0 deficit from the opening day. They entered the tie as underdogs but boasted a dangerous team comprising ...
64. Stefan the Sheikh
(Old articles/Mix)
... serve, full of confidence, he overwhelmed Stich in the semifinals and fought for a set against Edberg in the final. "My goal for '95 is to further improve my ranking," says Larsson, number 17 after Doha. ...
... was generally considered a wise move. Aaron Krickstein tried to beat Edberg from the baseline in the quarterfinals to no avail, 6-4, 6-1. In Saturday's semifinals, Byron Black, usually a baseliner, mixed ...
66. Edberg, the pain and the dream
(Old articles/Mix)
... Cup of Nations in Düsseldorf were the steps of the tour where he had to stop. Busy schedule, but it would bear fruit. In 1993, the world n. 3 had completed a good season on clay, two good semifinals  in ...
... Becker, Edberg, Ivanisevic and Cherkasov - the first four seeds - in the semifinals, Boris the Sheikh the champion. This year Stich and Sampras lost in the first two rounds and they were in danger of finding ...
... shots of very high quality. Now his route looks quite easy, at least until the semifinals, if we consider that, in his quarter of the draw all the other three seeds are out. Muster was eliminated ...
69. Edberg, a "matador" in Madrid
(Old articles/Mix)
... damned for him. Becker lost in the first round against Argentine Franco Davin and in doubles, with Brazilian Cassio Motta as his partner, ended his run in Madrid in the semifinals against Costa and  ...
70. Survival of the Fittest
(Old articles/US Open)
... in the third and fourth rounds, and he had defeated top-seeded Jim Courier in the semifinals. That last victory would have been relatively untaxing—he lost only five games in the three sets he won—except ...
71. Edberg, glad to amaze you
(Old articles/US Open)
... on the match against Chang, that is on a very hard match, as it's been indeed. Mentally hard. And in the end, Sampras". Yes, Sampras. With three home players in the semifinals, the Americans have to ...
72. The Iron Man against the world
(Old articles/US Open)
... critical situations, it is forward that he will seek his salvation, constantly pressing his opponent who must pass at perfection in crucial moments. The weather and the absurd schedule - the semifinals ...
... everything else becomes easy," said Edberg, who toned up both aspects of his game during his run to the semifinals with doubles partner John McEnroe. Edberg said that Monday finals, of which he has ...
... a back injury, broke Edberg at love in the final game, ending the match with a perfect lob. It was the first time he beat Edberg in a five-set match, losing previously in the 1989 French Open semifinals ...
75. Edberg up there on his cloud
(Old articles/US Open)
... even more as a loser. With a torn right thigh, he was beaten by Paul Haarhuis in the third round, leaving the World number one and any chance to play the Davis Cup semifinals against United States in late ...
76. One man show
(Old articles/US Open)
... in Melbourne and Courier at the Roland Garros. Revenge, then, against a tournament in which he had never succeeded, his best performances remaining two semifinals in 1986 and 1987. At Flushing Meadows ...
... Becker had done throughout the year. Seles survived a three-set slugfest in the semifinals with the player in the women's draw, 15-year-old Jennifer Capriati, then in the final dismantles the relentless ...
78. Stich Ends Edberg's Wimbledon Reign
(Old articles/Wimbledon)
... service game was in jeopardy. Wheaton, who had tamed Ivan Lendl and Andre Agassi en route to the semifinals, his best Grand Slam result, expressed his disgust at lost opportunities against Becker. ...
79. Edberg beats Sampras and remains number one
(Old articles/Masters Cup)
... on Boris, and qualification for the Masters' semifinals; loss, instead, would even exclude him from the tournament, due to a worse record than Agassi's and Sampras', giving Becker free way to the 400 ...
... aces. Equally unexpected, but less surprising, is the other semifinalist, Jonas Svensson. Champion in Toulose, last month, the Swede seems to appreciate France, as also proved by his two semifinals at ...