Agassi


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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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Novak Djokovic is ready to keep on dominating tennis for one more year or two," Agassi said via (http://www.
Agassi, who won US Open twice, recalled his first trip to Flushing Meadows 26 years ago when he showed up 'rocking a spiky, fluffy, two-tone mullet.
Tennis has given me everything in my life," Agassi said.
Reiterating his abhorrence for tennis, Agassi reveals slowly what and who made him detest the game which he was brilliant at, but tried an umpteen number of times (rather unsuccessfully) to run away from.
Agassi has publicly stated that he took crystal meth when his tennis career slumped in the Nineties.
One of only six men to win the career Grand Slam of all four majors, Agassi admits he lied to the Association of Tennis Professionals when a drugs test revealed his sordid behaviour.
Agassi has sensationally revealed that he used the highly-addictive drug in 1997 as he struggled with professional and personal issues.
The 37-year-old needed three stitches on her lip after Agassi whacked her during a charity game in Houston, Texas.
According to Publishers Weekly the book will contain details of Agassi's life and career, including his marriages to Brooke Shields and Steffi Graf, and the school he founded, the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas.
Agassi made his final competitive appearance on a tennis court in New York, 14 years after claiming the first of his eight grand slam titles with victory at Wimbledon.
Agassi has been involved in plenty of enthralling five-setters down the years and, if his clash with Baghdatis goes the distance, the New York crowd will be in for an absolute treat.
Andre Agassi admitted he had to overcome the emotional atmosphere at Flushing Meadows as he staved off retirement with a riveting four-set victory over Romania's Andrei Pavel in the US Open first round yesterday.