Sunday, June 10, 2012

Andre Agassi: USA Tennis Legend

Andre Agassi

Andre Kirk Agassi is a famous tennis star form USA. He was born on 29th April 1970 in Las Vegas . He is a retired tennis player and a former world no 1. He is said to be the one of the biggest player of tennis history. He was know for his service return. In singles he has won 8 grand slam titles and has been in finals of 15 grand slam titles.

Andre Agassi Achievements

  • He also won the Olympic gold medal for the US.
  • He is also a multi-surface specialist. He is the one of the seven players in the world to win all four major grandslams which includes Australian open, French open, Us Open and last but not the list Wimbledon.
  • He has won 17 ATP masters series.
  • He was also the part of US team when they won the Davis cup in 1990 and 1992.
  • The single player in the world to win all four grand slam titles, Olympic gold medal and ATP series master.
  • He has won career price of US$31,152,975. Fifth in the all time earnings by a tennis player.
Andre Agassi retired from Tennis in 3rd September in 2006 after playing 20 years of International Tennis. He also founded the charity for children in southern Nevada called "Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation". He has won total of 68 titles. In April 1995 he was ranked the world's number 1.

Andre Agassi Career Grand slams

  • Australian Open- (1995, 2000, 2001, 2003)
  • French Open- (1999)
  • US Open- (1994, 1999)
  • Wimbledon - (1992)

In 1997 Agassi married to Brooke Shields. Their marriage last for 2 years. Then he married to Steffi Graf another tennis legend in 2001.He has donated more than $100,000 to Democratic candidates. Agassi was included in the hall of fame of Tennis. He was named 7th greatest player in tennis and 12th overall by a TENNIS MAGAZINE for time period 1965 to 2005.

Agasi's Awards

  • ITF World Champion: 1999.
  • ATP Player of the Year: 1999.
  • ATP Most Improved Player: 1988

  • Agassi in his Early Days

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