Andre Agassi is an American retired professional tennis player and former world No.1 and one of the sport's most dominant players from the early 90s to mid-2000s.
Early Life And Education
Andre Kirk Agassi was born on April 29, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada to Emmanuel Mike Aga s si and Elizabeth Betty Aga s si. Andre’s father was a former Olympic boxer for Iran and his mother is a breast cancer survivor. Andre spent most of his childhood playing tennis with his three older siblings named Rita, Philip, and Tami.
Andre was always interested in Tennis and thus went on to train and turned professional at the age of 16. He went on to compete in his first tournament at La Quinta, California, and won his first match against John Austin. Aga s si was then ranked world no. 91 by the end of the year.
Aga s si went on to win six additional tournaments in 1988 including Memphis, U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship, Forest Hills WCT, and Stuttgart Outdoor among many. He then surpassed US$1 million in career prize money after playing in just 43 tournaments which are regarded as the fastest anyone in history had reached that level.
He then went on to win the Canadian Open and also the 1994 US Open with a fourth-round victory in five sets against Michael Chang. He is noted to be the first man to capture the US Open as an unseeded player, beating competitor Michael Stich in the final.
Win three Masters Series events
Andre then went on to win three Masters Series events in 1995 including Cincinnati, Key Biscayne, and the Canadian Open, and also seven titles total. In 1998, he won five titles and instantly jumped from world no. 110 to no. 6. It is noted to be the highest jump into the top 10 made by any player during a calendar year.
Andre also became the only male player to win the Career Super Slam which consisted of all four Grand Slam tournaments and also an Olympic gold medal in singles and a Year-End Championship.
Net Worth And Salary
Andre Agassi's net worth is estimated to be a total of $145 million at present. Aga s si went on to become the world no. 1 for the first time in April 1995. He turned from a young rebel into one of the greatest players in the game's history in two decades of professional tennis.
He turned pro in 1986, and by 1988 he had won more than $2 million in prize money. He won over 850 singles matches, including 60 titles, 8 Grand Slams, and an Olympic Gold Medal (Atlanta, 1996)
Andre Aga s si stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches. She is active on Twitter with thousands of followers. More information about him can be found on social media sites like wiki and Twitter.
Andre has had a divorce and been married twice. Aga s si first began dating American entertainer Barbra Streisand. He then got married to his first wife Brooke Shields in 1997. However, they had a divorce in 1999.
He then married Steffi Graf on October 22, 2001, at their Las Vegas home. Graf was pregnant with their first child at the time. The couple gave birth to two children named Jaden Gil who was born on October 26, 2001, and Jaz Elle who was born on October 3; 2003. The couple along with their children is currently residing in Summerlin, Las Vegas Valley.
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by Bchrome, 30 Jul, 2022