There is no doubt that the Rivalry between Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg was one of the best of the open era of tennis. These two were always competing against each other and they brought out the best in each other. Stefan Edberg elevated his game to a new level in their Rivalry and Boris Becker became a much better player than he already was. The tennis fans at that time could not get enough of these 2 going at it.
Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg went against each other a whopping 35 times between 1984 and 1996 which means for those 12 years these 2 were at the top of tennis. The Head to Head between Boris Becker and Stephen Edberg was in favor of Boris Becker who won 25 out their 35 Matches and Stefan Edberg won 10 of these Matches.
Let’s celebrate this great tennis Rivalry:
Boris Becker vs Stefan Edberg Head to Head in Grand Slams
They played against each other 4 times at Grand Slams and the head to head in Grand Slams was the opposite as Stefan Edberg won 3 Matches and Boris Becker won 1 Match. Their first Grand Slam meeting was at the 1988 Wimbledon Final where Stefan Edberg best Boris Becker in 4 sets and it was a thrilling match. Then they met at the 1989 French Open semi final where again Edberg won and Finally at the 1989 Wimbledon Final Boris Becker got his win back as he won the title that year. And their last Grand Slam meeting was at the 1990 Wimbledon Final which made it 3 in a row and here Stefan Edberg got his win back.
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Boris Becker vs Stefan Edberg Other Head to Head
They had 31 other Matches that were not a part of the Grand Slams and these were the Matches where Boris Becker won the majority of their matches and they played in every type of tournament from the ATP World Tour Finals to the WCT Finals where Boris Becker had a 6-2 Head to Head. They played all around the world from USA to Canada to Tokyo to Paris and Sydney as well as Stockholm and Brussels and Qatar. Truly an all timer of a tennis rivalry.
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The following is an illustration of their Head to Head:
ATP World Tour Finals
ATP Masters Series
ATP International Series
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