After talking about Steffi Graf, it’s time to talk about her better half and himself, an Eight time Grand Slam Champion and an Olympic Gold medalist. Andre Agassi was one of the best male players of his generation and he wowed the tennis fans for a number of years and he was also World number 1 as a result of his consistency. We will talk about his records below but he has won all the 4 Grand Slam titles once thus achieving a career Slam.
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Andre Agassi was a tennis player and he played from 1986-2006 and in those 20 years he won 8 Grand Slam titles among which he won the Australian Open four times in his career. He has a win loss record of 870-274 which gives him a win % of 76%. His career prize money is $31,152,975. Let’s look at the Top 5 Performances of Andre Agassi.
1992 Wimbledon Final vs Goran Ivanesivic
Andre Agassi had reached a few Grand Slam finals before this as well but he lost all of them so people thought he was not capable of winning the big one however he put up such a performance in the 1992 Wimbledon Final that everyone had to take notice. It was a 5 set thriller and it was over 4 hours long. Agassi lost the first set 7-6 in a close fight but won the next 2 sets 7-4, 6-4 before losing the 4th set 6-1 and if was all to play for in the 5th and deciding set. And again Agassi produced the goods as he won the set 6-3 and his first Grand Slam title.
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1994 US Open Final vs Michael Stich
This was one of his best and most dominant Performances in his career and it came at his home Grand Slam in 1994 where he was unseeded. He played Michael in the final and won it in 3 sets in convincing fashion. He won 6-1 in the first set then the next 2 sets were challenging but he won them both by 7-6 and 7-5 and this he was a Grand Slam Champion in his home nation.
1995 Australian Open Final vs Pete Sampras
This was perhaps the performance that have Andre Agassi a lot of credibility as he beat the beat player of his era in a Grand Slam final and in 4 sets. This was the biggest challenge for Agassi and he lost the 1st set 6-4 but the way he came back in the next 3 sets to win the whole thing was amazing. He won the second set 6-1 and then the 3rd set went to a tie break where Agassi won the set 7-6 and finally in the 4th set he won 6-4 and the Australian Open title in 1995.
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1999 French Open Final vs Andrei Medvedev
We have talked about his incredible Performances in the other 3 Slams but now it is time to talk about the 1999 French Open Final where he was coming back after a layoff and in a 5 set thriller he won the French Open and Andre Agassi was back. He lost the first 2 sets of the Final 6-1 and 6-2 and all looked lost but Agassi was not to be denied that day as he came back to win the next 3 sets back to back and win the French Open. He won by 6-4, 6-3 and 6-4 and this a career Grand Slam was achieved by Andre Agassi.
2000 Australian Open Final vs Yevgeny Kafelnikov
The last incredible performance of Andre Agassi that we will talk about is the 2000 Australian Open Final vs the Russian and it was 1 vs 2 and Agassi won the final in 4 sets and thus showing why he was number 1 in the world. Like is usually the case Agassi lost the 1st set in this mat h as well 6-3 and his opponent thought that the win would be easy but yet again the comeback king Agassi won the next 3 sets 6-3,6-2 and 6-4 to win the Australian Open title for the second time in his career.
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