Stefan Edberg won 6 Grand Slam tournaments, 1 ATP Finals and was number 1 in the world. He was also Roger Federer's coach from 2014 to 2015.
He participated in the Los Angeles Olympic Games where tennis was not yet an official sport, but only a demonstration tournament and won the competition by defeating Francisco Maciel in the final.
He confirms that he deserves a medal four years later at the Seoul Olympics by winning the bronze medal in both singles and doubles. He was also part of the Swedish team that won four Davis Cups, a competition in which he played in 7 finals, most recently in 1996 as the last act of his professional career.
Among the high-level opponents with whom Edberg measured himself during his career at the top, there are the German Boris Becker, against whom he played three consecutive finals at Wimbledon, and the American Jim Courier, with whom he alternated in 1st place in the ranking between 1992 and 1993. In 1990 he received the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal, the prize awarded by the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper to the best Swedish sportsman of the year.
On December 27, 2013 Roger Federer announces the collaboration with Stefan Edberg. Edberg will join Federer's team starting with the 2014 Australian Open for at least 10 weeks. The collaboration ended in December 2015. Roger Federer communicated the closure of the relationship through a post on his Facebook profile.