Kerber, Muguruza, Pliskova, Keys the future:
Scroll.inKerber, Muguruza, Pliskova, Keys the future: A chat with former World No 1 Aranxta Sanchez VicarioScroll.inMichael Chang, a teenager of American-Chinese heritage, stormed to the title upsetting World No 1 Ivan Lendl in the fourth round before beating Stefan Edberg in a five-set final. Another very precocious teen who announced her arrival at the big stage ...and more »
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 6:30 am
Top 5 tennis greats who never won the Monte
SportskeedaTop 5 tennis greats who never won the Monte Carlo MastersSportskeedaAlong with Bjorn Borg and Mats Wilander, Stefan Edberg is regarded to be amongst the greatest tennis players Sweden ever produced. Edberg was the World No.1 for 72 weeks ranging from 1986 to 1992. However, there was a surface where Edberg had ...and more »
Posted on 18 April 2017 | 6:20 am
For Roger Federer and his Foundation, it
The Sport ReviewFor Roger Federer and his Foundation, it really is a family affairThe Sport ReviewThe next year he won the first of 12 Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Awards, chosen by fellow players, and is the only man apart from Agassi to have won the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award more than once. It is also 11 years since the oft-quoted Roger ...Future of men's tennis may include up-and-coming Americans ...Houston Chronicleall 32 news articles »
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 11:40 am
Memphis Open moves to Nassau Coliseum in
NewsdayMemphis Open moves to Nassau Coliseum in 2018 | NewsdayNewsdayAn ATP Tour tennis tournament is scheduled to return to Long Island in 2018 after an absence of 14 years.The Memphis Open, a long standing.Memphis Open To Move To Nassau Coliseum Starting in 2018 ...Long Island Tennis Magazineall 11 news articles »
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 8:18 am
Ivan Ljubicic is the real secret behind
Tennis WorldIvan Ljubicic is the real secret behind Roger Federer's successesTennis WorldFormer Croatian player Ivan Ljubicic has been training Roger Federer since 2015, since the Swiss Mestro announced the end of his partnership with Stefan ...and more »
Posted on 8 April 2017 | 4:01 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