Andre Agassi is one of the most promising tennis players over the globe.
Andre Agassi was born in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 29, 1970.
Andre Agassi father is Emmanuel Agassi and mother Elizabeth Agassi. Andre Agassi father is an Iranian. Andre Agassi father led the boxing team of Iran at the Olympic Games during the years 1948 and 1952. Andre Agassi then migrated to the US where he wanted his child to win all 4 tennis Grand Slam tournaments.
Andre Agassi dated famed American singer Barbra Streisand. But Andre Agassi got married to actress Brooke Shields on April 19, 1997. They were later divorced on April 9, 1999. Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf were married on October 22, 2001. They have a son, Jaden Gil who was born on October 26, 2001, and a daughter, Jaz Elle, born on October 3, 2003. The couple presently lives inLas Vegas.
Andre Agassi father started getting Agassi trained at a very young age. Andre Agassi started doing his practice with pros like Roscoe Tanner and Jimmy Connors when Andre Agassi was only five years of age. At the age of thirteen Andre Agassi was sent to Florida to become tennis teacher in Guru Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy.
Andre Agassi became thoroughly professional while he turned 16. Andre Agassi played his first tournament in La Quinta, California. Andre Agassi won his first match against John Austin, 6–4 6–2. By the end of the year, Andre Agassi was ranked #91 in the world.
Andre Agassi won six tournaments in the year 1988. In December 1988, Andre Agassi had crossed 2 million US dollar as prize money in his flourishing career. Andre Agassi reached this level of prize money after performing as the best player in just 43tournaments, which is the fastest in history of tennis.
Andre Agassi ranking was 3 at the end of this year. Andre Agassi helped the United States win its first Davis Cup in 8 years. Andre Agassi was named the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year in 1992. Tennis professionals like John McEnroe, Jim Courier and others have complimented Agassi as the “best service returner” ever to play tennis.
Many others compliment him as the best ball striker in the history of tennis. Andre Agassi was known for his ability to hit the ball sharply, angled winners from the baseline. In 1995, Andre Agassi adopted a backhand drop shot to his opponent, which was one of the most effective drop shots of his playing style.