Tennis: Becker's Timely Warning
John Roberts reports from Queen's Club, The Independent (London, England)
At the conclusion of the Stella Artois Championships beneath a cloudless sky here yesterday, Stefan Edberg, the runner-up, told the winner, Boris Becker, that he would see him in two weeks. "No," Becker corrected, "in three weeks". Both trust that they have not peaked too soon for Wimbledon, which starts next Monday, and the same must be said of the weather.
Edberg is not taking any chances. Last night he pulled out of this week's grass-court event in Halle, Germany, to avoid the risk of aggravating a sore hip.
Yesterday's final between two of the finest grass-court players of their generation gave the spectators an opportunity to pay homage to Edberg, the No14 …
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