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Agassi

Andre ('@:ndreI). born 1970, US tennis player: won the Wimbledon men's singles in 1992 and the US Open in 1994 and 1999
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In the following year, SAP went shopping in Israel again, buying another firm controlled by the Agassi family, TopManage Financial Solutions - the basis for SAP's small and mid-sized business (SMB) product, BusinessOne.
Agassi struggled to find his form in the first set, and although he was able to pick his game up in the second, Safin's positive tennis saw him take the set and the match following a victory in the tie-break.
The 26-year-old, known as 'The Scud', had lost his last six matches against second seed Agassi but looked in superb form from the start.
Agassi's stamina-sapping success means he is still on course for back-to-back Grand Slams after winning the Australian Open in January.
The victory was Agassi's most comprehensive ever in a grand slam match.
"Attack" represents the tennis philosophy of Agassi's coach/guru, Nick Bollettieri, who has had him under his wing since the age of 13, a dozen years ago.
"Novak Djokovic is ready to keep on dominating tennis for one more year or two," Agassi said via (http://www.tennisworldusa.org/Andre-Agassi-Novak-Djokovic-Will-Keep-On-Dominating-Tennis-articolo21521.html) Tennis World USA .
Philosophising about his time in tennis, Agassi said that although he was never meant to play tennis, his time as a tennis player taught him a lot of lessons about his own life, News.com.au reports.
Agassi has publicly stated that he took crystal meth when his tennis career slumped in the Nineties.
At a time when old- timers were bracing up for the Agassi versus Pete Sampras rematch in Macau, news comes of how the Las Vegan had indeed done drugs over a decade back.
In the book, called Open, Agassi admitted using crystal meth in 1997, when his career was in freefall, and then explained how he dodged a ban after failing a drugs test.
Andre Agassi's glittering tennis career came to an emotional end at the US Open as Germany's Benjamin Becker outgunned the sport's elder statesman.