Preview of Paris Masters 2017 - The Roar
The RoarPreview of Paris Masters 2017The RoarSome great players who have won here are Arthur Ashe, Ilie Nastase, Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras. The player with maximum finals here is Becker. He won thrice and lost a final each to fellow greats Sampras and Edberg.and more »
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 3:55 pm
October 15, 1983: Aaron Krickstein becomes
Tennis WorldOctober 15, 1983: Aaron Krickstein becomes the youngest ATP championTennis WorldNevertheless, Krickstein didn't enter the US Open just to stand and watch, defeating another great talent Stefan Edberg by 6-3 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6(3) in the first round, as the second youngest player who won the match at the US Open at that time, after his ...
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 2:10 pm
ATP STOCKHOLM - MAIN DRAW: Dimitrov, del
Tennis WorldATP STOCKHOLM - MAIN DRAW: Dimitrov, del Potro and Anderson ...Tennis WorldStockholm Open has been in the ATP calendar since 1969, mainly at the Kungliga tennishallen venue, and the winners list includes the names like Stan Smith, ...and more »
Posted on 14 October 2017 | 11:04 pm
Boris Becker: 'It was the greatest job in
The Cambridge StudentBoris Becker: 'It was the greatest job in the world'The Cambridge StudentIn 2013, as part of the flurry of super coaches that saw Roger Federer team up with Stefan Edberg and Andy Murray with Ivan Lendl, Novak Djokovic hired Becker as his coach. “I was in Johannesburg on a conference and his agent called me,” he explained.and more »
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 8:36 am
Edberg and Lendl's rivalry: up close, but
Edberg and Lendl's rivalry: up close, but not personalTennis World1 player, squared off against Stefan Edberg, the 1988 Wimbledon champion and the 1989 runner-up, and emerged empty-handed again. The natural-born talented Swede dismissed the most dedicated student of Wimbledon in straight sets, 6-1, 7-6(2), 6-3.
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 3:12 am
INSIDE STORY: Is men's tennis now too
The greatest player of the last 15 years, and maybe of all time, Roger Federer, while being extremely fit and relatively tall (6ft1ins/185cm), did not win 17 grand slam titles via brute force. While the 2000s enjoyed the emergence of big-serving players such as Andy Roddick the fears of the previous decade never really came to pass. Indeed, over the last 10 years, there have been eight different ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:16 am
Patience please: Eugenie Bouchard’s slump
Scott Stinson: Bouchard was saying, after another early-round exit from a tennis tournament, that maybe losing was a good thing
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 12:36 pm
Pete Sampras Predicts Bright Future for
US tennis legend Pete Sampras predicted a bright future for Bulgaria's top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov. In an interview for Swedish newspaper Expressen , Sampras praised the style demonstrated by Dimitrov, saying that he had something more to offer, daily Dnevnik reports. The holder of 14 Grand Slam titles discussed the developments in male tennis in the past ten years, sharing his ...
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 3:51 am
Djokovic To Face Federer For Indian Wells
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Posted on 22 March 2015 | 6:45 am
Andy Murray Has Hired Jonas Bjorkman For A
Andy Murray added a new member to his team today, hiring former Top 5 Jonas Bjorkman on a trial basis as an assistant coach. “I’m super excited and I’m really looking forward to join @andymurray and his team for a test week, which we both hope will lead to joining the team permanently!”
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 3:49 pm
Roger Federer: Old dog, new tricks
Not so much his opposition. As if Federer couldn’t do anymore to keep the purists and old-timers happy with his graceful all-court game, Federer has adopted an ultra-aggressive style of play with Stefan Edberg at the helm. Newfound confidence in the ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:18 pm
1978 -- The New York Cosmos beat the Tampa Bay Rowdies 3-1 to win the NASL championship. 1996 -- Stefan Edberg stuns Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek at the U.S. Open, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in his record 54th straight and final Grand Slam event.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:23 am
US Open: Memorable matches
Stefan Edberg beat Michael Chang, 6-7 7-5 7-6 5-7 6-4, semi-final, 1992 At five hours and 26 minutes, this remains the longest match in US Open history and what a cracker it was. Not necessarily for the quality of the tennis - it was an error-filled match ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:39 am
How Roger Federer Got Sneaky Good
“I have no comment about it.” Federer has always been one of the sport’s most creative champions, but he started to take more chances after hiring Stefan Edberg as his coach before the 2014 season. Only recently, though, has Federer learned how to ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:23 am
Federer Tops Djokovic, Regains No. 2 Spot
What started as a joke in training with his Swedish coach Stefan Edberg has become a new tactic for Federer: the return approach. Against Djokovic, Federer rushed to the net off a second serve 11 times, winning seven points as he surprised the reigning ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:56 pm
Federer again wins sportsmanship award
Roger Federer has won the ATP World Tour's Stefan Edberg sportsmanship award for a record fifth consecutive year, and he was chosen the favorite player for the sixth year in a row in a poll of fans.
Posted on 25 March 2009 | 2:59 pm
Resolved Question: 1980s Scandinavian tennis
In the 1980s, a certain Scandinavian accomplished something that has not been done ever since, in the world of tennis. His accomplishment has been repeated at a different stage, both before and after. What accomplishment am I talking about?
Posted on 12 September 2013 | 1:30 am
Resolved Question: Did Federer deserve the
I'm a Fed fan and glad he won it, but what do you think?
Posted on 19 November 2011 | 6:47 pm
Resolved Question: Any similar players to
Posted on 22 September 2010 | 12:56 pm
Resolved Question: How do you defeat Boris
Posted on 12 June 2010 | 11:23 pm
Resolved Question: Quiz for tennis fans !!?
Ok, here we go, please try to do it without internet research, in like 3-4 days, when every1 answered, I'll post in "additional details" the correct answers.
QUESTION NUMBER 1:
Who was the first great player to use a two-handed backhand:
A - Chris Evert
B - Vivian McGrath
C - Jimmy Connors
Which no. 1 player had the less weeks as no. 1 ?? (male players)
A - Thomas Muster
B - Carlos Moyá
C - Patrick Rafter
Which no. 1 player had the less weeks as no. 1 ?? (female players)
A - Evonne Goolagong Cawley
B - Ana Ivanovic
C - Venus Williams
Highest career win-loss record??
A - Roger Federer
B - Chris Evert
C - Steffi Graf
Which was the first tournament to feature the "hawk-eye" ??
A - Nasdaq-100 Open
B - Australian Open
C - Dubai Tennis Championships
Only player to achieve a 'Golden Set' (a set without losing a point) ??
A - Roger Federer
B - Bill Scanlon
C - Steffi Graf
Who was the first player to achieve a "Junior Grand Slam" ??
A - Ivan Lendl
B - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
C - Stefan Edberg
Most Double Faults in a match ??
A - Dinara Safina
B - Maria Sharapova
C - Elena Dementieva
First person to win a grand slam with a Wild Card entry ??
A - Goran Ivanisevic
B - Kim Clijsters
C - Evonne Goolagong
Mixed doubles team to win a "Mixed Doubles Grand Slam" ??
A - Marjorie Cox Crawford and Jack Crawford
B - Nell Hall Hopman and Harry Hopman
C - Margaret Court and Ken Fletcher
have fun :)
remember to check this question like monday or tuesday to check your answers
Posted on 19 March 2010 | 11:16 am