Stefan Edberg

Birthplace: Vastervik, Sweden


Edberg demanded the world’s attention as a junior in 1983 when he bacame the first player ever to achieve the “Junior Grand Slam”, winning all four of the Grand Slam junior titles. As a professional, Edberg was a major proponent of the serve-and-volley and possesses one of the best one-hand backhands of all time. He went on to become one of the few players to reach all four Grand Slam finals, taking the titles in all but the clay courts of Roland Garros.

Career Highlights

-In 1983, as a junior, he became the first player ever to win the

-Edberg captured his first Grand Slam as a professional in 1985 at the Australian Open, defeating fellow countryman Mats Wilander.

-He achieved the World No. 1 ranking in 1990 and achieved the No. 1 doubles ranking in 1986.

-Edberg won a total of 6 Grand Slam titles; 2 Australian Open (1985, 1987), 2 Wimbledon (1988, 1990) and 2 US Open (1991, 1992)

-Stefan played on four Swedish Davis Cup winning teams (1984, 1985, 1987 and 1994).

-He also won 3 Grand Slam doubles titles; 2 Australian Open (1987 with Anders Jarryd and 1996 with Petr Korda) and 1 US Open (1987 with Anders Jarryd

-60 Career Titles – 42 in singles, 18 in doubles

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