Stefan Edberg

About Stefan Edberg

Who is it?: Former Swedish Tennis Star
Birth Day: January 19, 1966
Birth Place: Västervik, Sweden, Swedish
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Full name: Stefan Bengt Edberg
Country (sports): Sweden
Residence: London, England, UK
Height: 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro: 1983
Retired: 1996
Plays: Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money: US$ 20,630,941
Int. Tennis HoF: 2004 (member page)
Career record: 283–153
Career titles: 18
Highest ranking: No. 1 (9 June 1986)
Australian Open: W (1987, 1996)
French Open: F (1986)
Wimbledon: SF (1987)
US Open: W (1987)
Tour Finals: W (1989)
Grand Slam Cup: SF (1993)
WCT Finals: F (1988)
Olympic Games: SF (1988)
Davis Cup: W (1984, 1985, 1987, 1994)
Coachee Singles Titles total: 10
Medal record Men's tennis Representing  Sweden Olympic Games 1988 Seoul Singles 1988 Seoul Doubles Men's tennisRepresenting  SwedenOlympic Games: 1988 SeoulSingles1988 SeoulDoubles

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Stefan Edberg was bornon January 19, 1966 in Västervik, Sweden, Swedish, is Former Swedish Tennis Star. Stefan Bengt Edberg is a world famous former Swedish professional tennis player, counted among top professional tennis players of his time. Edberg, who made his mark both as a singles and a doubles player, remains a leading apostle of the serve-and-volley style of tennis. During 1985 to 1996 he achieved great heights that include 6 Grand Slam singles titles encompassing two ‘Australian Open’, two ‘Wimbledon’ and two ‘US Open’; 3 Grand Slam men's doubles titles - two ‘Australian Open’ and one ‘US Open’; and one ‘ATP World Tour Finals’ title. He also won the ‘Grand Prix Tennis Championship Series’ titles and the ‘ATP World Tour Masters 1000’ titles four times each. When tennis was re-introduced in the 1984 Summer Olympics as a demonstration sport, he emerged winner of men’s singles competition. He was part of the Swedish ‘Davis Cup’ winning team 4 times. He remains the sole player to be awarded both ‘Doubles Team of the Year’ and also ‘Player of the Year’ by the ‘ATP World Tour’. He remained in singles top ten list for ten years in a row and in top five for nine years. In 2003 he was inducted in ‘Swedish Tennis Hall of Fame’ and in 2004 in ‘International Tennis Hall of Fame’. In January 2014, he was inducted as coach of one of the most remarkable and famous Swiss professional tennis players Roger Federer.
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💰 Net worth: $25 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1966

Stefan Bengt Edberg (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈsteːfan ˈeːdˌbærj]; born 19 January 1966) is a Swedish former world No. 1 professional tennis player (in both singles and doubles). A major proponent of the serve-and-volley style of tennis, he won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men's doubles titles between 1985 and 1996. He also won the Masters Grand Prix and was a part of the Swedish Davis Cup-winning-team four times. In addition he won four Masters Series titles, four Championship Series titles and the unofficial Olympic tournament 1984, was ranked in the singles top 10 for ten successive years, 9 years in the top 5, and is considered one of the greatest players of his era. Edberg began coaching Roger Federer in January 2014, with this partnership ending in December 2015.

1983

Edberg first came to the tennis world's attention as a junior player. He won all four Grand Slam junior titles in 1983 to become the first (and only) player to achieve the "Junior Grand Slam" in the open era. Later that year as a professional, Edberg won his first career doubles title in Basel. Edberg accidentally caused the death of linesman Dick Wertheim with an errant serve during the 1983 US Open.

1984

In 1984, Edberg won his first top-level singles title in Milan. Edberg also won the tennis tournament at the 1984 Summer Olympics when the sport was an exhibition event and partnered with fellow Swede Anders Järryd to reach the final of the US Open. Edberg also reached the French Open doubles final with Järryd in 1986 and consequently was World No. 1 in doubles in that year.

1985

Edberg was most comfortable playing tennis on fast-playing surfaces. Of his six Grand Slam singles titles, four were won on grass courts at the Australian Open (1985 and 1987) and Wimbledon (1988 and 1990) and two were won on hardcourts at the US Open (1991 and 1992).

1988

In 1988, Edberg reached the first of three consecutive finals at Wimbledon, but lost his ranking as Sweden's number one player when Mats Wilander had his best year by winning the Australian, French and US Opens in 1988, becoming the world's number one ranked player. In all three of his consecutive Wimbledon finals, he played German Boris Becker in what became one of Wimbledon's greatest rivalries. Edberg won their first encounter in a four-set match spread over two days because of rain delays. A year later, Becker won in straight sets. The closest of their matches came in the 1990 final, when Edberg won in five sets after being down a break in the fifth set.

1989

Edberg reached the French Open final in 1989 but lost in five sets to 17-year-old Michael Chang, who became the youngest ever male winner of a Grand Slam singles title. This was the only Grand Slam singles title that Edberg never won, denying him the completion of a career Grand Slam at the senior level, to match his junior Grand Slam.

1990

In 1990, an abdominal muscle injury forced Edberg to retire from the Australian Open final while trailing Ivan Lendl 5–2 (including two breaks of serve) in the third set. Edberg nevertheless took the World No. 1 ranking from Lendl on 13 August 1990 by winning the Super 9 tournament in Cincinnati. He held it for the rest of that year and for much of 1991 and 1992. Edberg spent a total of 72 weeks as World No. 1. In 1991 Edberg again reached the Semi Finals of Wimbledon but lost to Michael Stich in a close match: 4–6, 7–6, 7–6, 7–6.

1991

Edberg's final two Grand Slam singles triumphs came at the US Open, with wins over Jim Courier in the 1991 final and Pete Sampras in the 1992 final, who was just months away from being ranked No. 1 in the world.

1992

Edberg reached the Finals of Australian Open again in 1992 and 1993, losing both times to Jim Courier in 4 sets. He was one of the few players who reached the finals for Australian Open 5 times. The 1993 Australian Open final was Edberg's last Grand Slam singles final appearance.

1996

In 1996, Edberg reached the finals of Queens club but lost the match to Boris Becker. He won his third and final Grand Slam doubles title at Australian Open with Petr Korda. He reached quarterfinals of his last US Open after defeating Richard Krajicek and Tim Henman, but lost the quarterfinals to Goran Ivanisevic.

2008

In September 2008, Stefan Edberg officially joined the Black Rock Tour of Champions, a tour for professional tennis players who have retired from the ATP Tour. Edberg won his first tournament in Paris held on clay, winning matches against clay court specialists Thomas Muster in the opening round and Sergi Bruguera in the finals.

2012

In January 2012, Edberg played a one-set exhibition against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Doha, Qatar, and lost 7–5.

2013

Edberg signed a contract to become Roger Federer's coach at the end of 2013. Their collaboration officially started at the 2014 Australian Open. [1] Federer described Edberg's role as "more of a mentor than a coach"; nonetheless, his influence has been widely regarded as pivotal in the Swiss champion's eventual resurgence, especially in bringing effective and more frequent serve-and-volley and net charging to his game.