Stefan Edberg Wife Annette Hjort Olsen: Married For Three Decades

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The Swedish former professional tennis player Stefan Edberg, and his wife, Annette Hjort Olsen, have been married for over three decades.

Born on January 19, 1966, in Vastervik, Sweden, Stefan Bengt Edberg started his tennis career as a junior. 

As a junior player, he went on to become the first and only player to win all four Grand Slam junior titles in 1983.

Edberg, however, had to experience a terrible event in his debut year as a professional. During the 183 US Open, his errant serve caused the death of linesman Dick Wertheim.

Following this tragic event, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) discontinued the practice of having linesmen sit during matches.

Stefan Edberg Raising His Trophy
Stefan Edberg Raising His Trophy (Source: Instagram)

During his peak career, the professional player has achieved numerous accolades, including singles titles in 12 countries.

He is among the only two men to be ranked No. 1 in both singles and doubles during the Open Era.

Moreover, Edberg retired from the sport in 1996, marking his achievements in history. Even after retiring, he still contributes to the sport by coaching the younger generation, including Roger Federer(2014-2015).

In September 2008, Edberg joined the “Black Rock Tour of Champions,” a tour designed for retired professional tennis players.

Edberg claimed his debut tour victory in Paris on clay, defeating Thomas Muster in the opening round and Sergi Bruguera in the finals, both renowned clay court specialists.

Stefan Edberg Wife Annette Hjort Olsen

The 1991 ITF World Champion has been married to Annette Hjort Olsen, a model from Sweden, for over three decades.

They got married in the cathedral of Växjö, Sweden, on the 18th of April 1992.

The couple has been living together in London, United Kingdom, with their children Emilie and Christopher.

Before Olsen started dating Edberg in 1985, she was in a relationship with Edberg’s tennis rival Mats Wilander. Mats was a Swedish former world no. 1 tennis player who won seven major singles titles.

Stefan Edberg And Annette Olsen
Stefan Edberg And Annette Hjort Olsen (Source: Twitter)

Olsen was born in Sweden and shares the same birth year as her husband in 1966. 

She only came into the limelight after she started dating the former World No. 1 professional tennis player.

The couple does not have public social media accounts as of now. Despite being one of the celebrated couples, both of them prefer to keep their personal life private.

Stefan Edberg Parents & Sibling

Stefan was born to his parents, Bengt and Barbro Edberg, in Sweden. However, there is not much information about his parents on the internet.

His mother, Barbro, was the one who put Stefan in the tennis facility. When Stefan was 6, Barbro noticed an advertisement in a local newspaper regarding a mini-tennis facility.

Initially, Stefan was interested in soccer and ice hockey, but later he developed a knack for tennis.

Stefan Edberg And His Wife Annette Hjort Olsen And Kids
Stefan Edberg And His Wife Annette Hjort Olsen And Kids (Source: Twitter)

Besides, Stefan also has a brother named Jan Edberg. His brother, Jan, was seen attending different award shows.

But sadly, there is currently no information about Jan as well.

Saurav Ray
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