Tennis superstar Andre Agassi is set to return to Adelaide for the first time in 20 years at the World Tennis Challenge, taking place at Memorial Drive in 2018. The former world No.1 and eight-time Grand Slam singles champion will headline the field for the tenth edition of the World Tennis Challenge. Agassi, who holds 60 career titles, is one of the most successful players of all time and is the only man to have won a singles title at every Grand Slam, an Olympic Games gold medal (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games) and the ATP Tour World Championships (won in 1990). Continue reading Andre Agassi returns to Adelaide for World Tennis Challenge
Andre Agassi, the man behind the mullet and the man who swept Steffi Graf off her feet will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. ‘Agassi The Great’ spent 101 weeks ranked #1 in the world, won 8 grand slam titles and the singles medal at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996. Agassi has made $31,152,975 in career prize money after turning pro in 1986. Andre called his retirement in September of 2006 after being bundled out of the US Open in the third round that same year. Since his retirement, Andre takes part in several charity tournaments as well as his own work with the charity he established.
Tomorrow, Andre will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, a place for champions, his name etched on a very special honorary board which already houses the name of his wife, Steffi Graf.
Andre Agassi’s Speech for Steffi Graf’s
Hall of Fame Induction (2004)