Andre Agassi - Wikipedia
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This was the final ATP tour singles match of Sampras's career. Chang[ edit ] Michael Chang was the opponent Agassi faced the most frequently from all the players other than Sampras. They met 22 times on the tour level with Agassi leading Chang, unlike most of Agassi's big rivals, had a playing style similar to his. Both players preferred to dominate the game from the baseline with Chang being more defensive-minded.
The outcome was that most of their meetings were built on long and entertaining rallies. The rivalry began late in the s with both players being considered the prodigies of the next great generation of American tennis players, despite both having a foreign descent. Agassi won first four matches including a straight set victory in the round 16 of the US Open and defeating Chang, the defending champion, in the French Open in a four-set quarterfinal.
Arguably their best match took place in the round 16 of the US Open. While both players presented high quality shot-making, the momentum changed from set to set with Agassi eventually prevailing with a five-set victory.
It turned out to be the toughest contest on his way to his first US Open title. Their next two Grand Slam meetings came inwith Chang recording easy straight set victories in semifinals of both the Australian Open and the US Open. Years after, Agassi shockingly admitted in his book, that he had lost the first of the matches on purpose as he did not want to face Boris Becker, who was awaiting the winner in the final. Agassi won the final four of their matches, with the last being in at the Miami Open with Chang being clearly after his prime.
Becker[ edit ] Boris Becker and Agassi played 14 times with Agassi leading 10—4. Becker dominated the rivalry early on, winning their first three matches in and before Agassi turned the rivalry inand won 10 of their last 11 matches.
They first played at Indian Wells inwith Becker prevailing. Their most notable match was the Davis Cup semifinal match, which Becker won in five sets after losing the first two in tiebreaks. Agassi, considered a baseliner with a playing style not suiting grass, shocked Becker, a three-time champion, in a five set quarterfinal at Wimbledon in on his way to his first Grand Slam title. The intensity of the rivalry peaked in Becker won that year's Wimbledon semifinal after being down a set and two breaks, to eventually win in four sets.
In a highly anticipated rematch in the US Open semifinal, this time it was Agassi who came out victorious in four tight sets. Their final match was played at Hong Kong inwhich Agassi won in three sets.
Rafter[ edit ] Agassi and Pat Rafter played fifteen times with Agassi leading 10—5. Agassi led 8—2 on hard courts, but Rafter surprisingly won their sole match on clay at the Rome Masters.
They played four matches at Wimbledon with both winning two matches each. Agassi won the first two in andwhile Rafter took their and encounters, both the gruelling 5-setters often being presented on the lists of best matches ever played. Agassi also won both their meetings at the Australian Openin andon his way to the title in both occasions. Rafter however took their only US Open encounter in and went on to win the title.
Federer[ edit ] Agassi and Roger Federer played 11 times, and Federer led their head-to-head series 8—3.
Andre Agassi Dating History - FamousFix
With the retirement of Sampras, the rivalry against 11 years younger Federer, who was another great server like Sampras, became Agassi's main rivalry for the final years of his career. Agassi won their first three matches, but then went on to lose eight consecutive ones. They first met in just the third tournament of Federer's career at the Swiss Indoors in Federer's hometown, with Agassi prevailing over the year-old.
Federer began to turn the tide at the Masters Cup inwhen he defeated Agassi in both the round robin and the final.
They played a memorable quarterfinal match at the US Open that spanned over two windy days, with Federer eventually prevailing in five sets. At the Dubai Championships, Federer and Agassi attracted worldwide headlines with a publicity stunt that saw the two tennis legends play on a helipad almost meters above sea level at the hotel Burj al-Arab.
Their final duel took place in the final of the US Open. In the historic clash of generations, Federer was victorious in four sets in front of a pro-Agassi crowd. The match marked the last final appearance of Agassi's career. Agassi won both tournaments he participated in. Sampras won the exhibition in three sets.
Partnered with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadalthe old rivals began making jokes on each other which ended up with Sampras intentionally striking a serve at Agassi's body.
After the event Agassi admitted that he had crossed the line with his jokes and publicly apologized to Sampras. This time it was Agassi who came out on top in two straight sets.
His groundstrokes, return of serve, baseline game, anticipation, and eye—hand coordination were always among the best in the game. By the end of the year, he was ranked in the 91st position among the tennis player all over the world. Though he was in 91st position at the first session he ended his second session at 25th position.
Agassi took the top spot at the U. S open where he previously had a success. During Andre went through a difficult stage both professionally or personally. That year he failed to win any tournaments and that causes the effect in his position. Then he started taking drugs but he explains taking drugs occurred accidentally in magazines. Andre made an impressive come back with more enthusiasm maintaining his previous records. He then started focusing on his game and target again. In Agassi played for the last time where he said an emotional goodbye to the game and his fans and followers who packed the stadium to see his last match.
Barbra was twenty-eight years older than Agassi.
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