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Lindstedt, Kubot win Australian Open men's doubles title

Lindstedt, Kubot win Australian Open men's doubles title

MELBOURNE, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Robert Lindstedt and Lukasz Kubot beat Eric Butorac and Raven Klaasen 6-3, 6-3 Saturday in winning the Australian Open men's doubles championship.
Gulbis jumps in men's tennis ranking

Gulbis jumps in men's tennis ranking

LONDON, March 4 (UPI) -- Ernests Gulbis joined Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in the latest ATP winner's circle and made a strong move in the men's world tennis rankings.
Zeballos jumps in rankings with 1st title

Zeballos jumps in rankings with 1st title

LONDON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Horacio Zeballos joined an elite group with his victory over Rafael Nadal at the ATP stop in Chile, a win that boosted him to No. 43 in the world rankings.

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Ferrer passes Nadal in tennis rankings

Ferrer passes Nadal in tennis rankings

LONDON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal slips to No. 5 in the world rankings as of Monday, the first time in nearly eight years he's been ranked out of the Top 4.
Djokovic No. 1 going into Australian Open

Djokovic No. 1 going into Australian Open

LONDON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic has a lock on the world's No. 1 men's tennis ranking as he competes in the first major tournament of 2013.
Federer picks up 800th win

Federer picks up 800th win

PARIS, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Roger Federer picked up his 800th match victory during Friday's quarterfinal play of the BNP Paribas Masters tennis tournament in Paris.

Federer named top 2007 men's tennis player

MIAMI, March 26 (UPI) -- Top-ranked men's tennis player Roger Federer has earned his fourth straight player of the year award.

Chang named to tennis hall of fame

NEWPORT, R.I., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Former men's tennis star Michael Chang Wednesday was among the 2008 inductees for the International Tennis Hall of Fame at Newport, Rhode Island.

Alex Corretja retires from men's tennis

MADRID, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Alex Corretja, a former No. 2 on the men's tennis circuit, has announced his retirement after a 16-year career.

Federer wins title at Qatar

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Roger Federer opened the 2006 tennis season by beating Gael Monfils, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5), Saturday in the title match of the Qatar Open at Doha.

Wimbledon men's final Roddick vs. Federer

WIMBLEDON, England, July 2 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick defeated Thomas Johansson in a rain-delayed Wimbledon semifinal Saturday, setting up a second finals faceoff with top-seed Roger Federer.

Agassi gets career win No. 800

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Andre Agassi won the 800th match of his career Tuesday in first round of the Mercedes Open.

Three enshrined into Tennis Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, R.I., July 11 (UPI) -- Germany's Steffi Graf and Sweden's Stefan Edberg, who combined for 28 Grand Slam wins, were enshrined Sunday in the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Johansson wins first career tennis title

MEMPHIS, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Joachim Johansson of Sweden captured his first career title Sunday at the Kroger St. Jude by beating Nicolas Kiefer of Germany, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3.
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Infobox last updated on: 19 August 2006.

Stefan Bengt Edberg (born 19 January 1966 in Västervik, Sweden) is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player (in both singles and doubles) from Sweden. 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.

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-ever player to achieve the "Junior Grand Slam". Later that year as a professional, Edberg won his first career doubles title in Basel.

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