US Open 2014: Men’s Coaches Grand Slam Head-to-Head Records

For the first time ever (I would imagine), four Grand Slam semifinalists are coached by 4 former Grand Slam Champions.  Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker each hold 6 Grand Slam singles titles.  Michael Chang and Goran Ivanisevic each won a single Grand Slam title and had 3 other Grand Slam runner-up finishes.  Goran and Michael each had a career high ranking of #2 in the world.  Becker and Edberg each occupied the #1 ranking.  Becker, Edberg and Ivanisevic each own at least one Olympic medal.  Chang, Becker and Edberg each were part of winning Davis Cup teams.  This coaching quartet has a lot of pedigree.  Will their past successes and failures versus one another have any impact on how the US Open turns out?  Probably not, but here is how they fared against one another in Grand Slam play:

Becker 2 – Chang 0

Becker d. Chang 1991 Roland Garros quarterfinal 6-4, 6-4, 6-2

Becker d. Chang 1996 Australian Open championship 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2

Ivanisevic 2 – Edberg 1 

Edberg d. Ivanisevic 1989 Roland Garros round of 16 7-5, 6-3, 6-3

Ivanisevic d. Edberg 1992 Wimbledon quarterfinal 6-7, 7-5, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3

Ivanisevic d. Edberg 1996 US Open quarterfinal 6-3, 6-4, 7-6

Chang 0 – Ivanisevic 0 

These two never met in a Grand Slam match

Edberg 2 – Becker 1 

Edberg d. Becker 1988 Wimbledon championship 4-6, 7-6, 6-4, 6-2

Becker d. Edberg 1989 Wimbledon championship 6-0, 7-6, 6-4

Edberg d. Becker 1990 Wimbledon championship 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4

Edberg 4 – Chang 1

Chang d. Edberg 1989 Roland Garros championship 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Edberg d. Chang 1990 Wimbledon round of 16 6-3, 6-2, 6-1

Edberg d. Chang 1991 US Open round of 16 7-6, 7-5, 6-3

Edberg d. Chang 1992 US Open semifinal 6-7, 7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4

Edberg d. Chang 1996 Roland Garros round of 32 4-6, 7-5, 6-0, 7-6

Ivanisevic 2 – Becker 1 

Ivanisevic d. Becker 1990 Roland Garros round of 128 5-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2

Becker d. Ivanisevic 1990 Wimbledon semifinal 4-6, 7-6, 6-0, 7-6

Ivanisevic d. Becker 1994 Wimbledon semifinal 6-2, 7-6, 6-4

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