Andre Agassi is a retired professional tennis player from America. He is a former ATP World Number 1 and he has won a total of eight Grand Slam titles, winning at the Australian Open four times. He is also an Olympic gold medalist, winning the top medal for men’s singles at the 1996 Olympics.

In his playing career, he has earned around US$31.1 Million, making him one of the highest-earning players.

Height / weight 1.8 m / 80 kg
Born 29 Apr 1970
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed

Player Profile

Andre Kirk Agassi was born on April 29, 1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States of America. He stands 180 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 80 kg. He is right-handed and he has a two-handed backhand.

He worked with a number of coaches including Emmanuel Agassi (1970–1983), Nick Bollettieri (1983–1993), Pancho Segura (1993), Brad Gilbert (1994–2002), and Darren Cahill (2002–2006). He would also later coach himself.

Career

His Singles career in Tennis boasts an 870-240 record. He was able to win 60 Singles Career titles as listed by the ATP. He made another shocking mark in history when he won the Grand Slam eight times in his career.

He won the Wimbledon Grand Slam in 1992, the US Open Grand Slam in 1994 and 1999, the French Open in 1999, and the Australian Open four times in 1995, 2000, 2001, and 2003.

Agassi was not only astonishing in the Singles circuit but was equally striking in the Doubles circuit. With an accumulated career record of 40-42, he holds one Doubles career title and the highest rank he ever got was in the number 123 spot on August 17, 1992.

He played so impressively in tennis that he was chosen to play in the Olympic Games in 1996 which was held in Atlanta.

With a colorful history such as Agassi’s, it was only fitting that he be proclaimed as the 7th greatest male tennis player in International Tennis from the years 1965 to 2005.

Agassi, dedicated to Tennis, played remarkably in every game with his characteristic right-handed plays and his killer two-handed backhand. Even though he had to leave his beloved profession due to his medical condition involving his back, Andre Agassi remains to be a legend on the International Tennis Circuit.

Coaching

After his professional career, he tried his hand at coaching for a short time. He coached Novak Djokovic (2017–2018) and Grigor Dimitrov (2018–2020).

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 1 (April 10, 1995)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - W (1995, 2000, 2001, 2003)
  • French Open - W (1999)
  • Wimbledon - W (1992)
  • US Open - W (1994, 1999)

Other Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - W (1990)
  • Olympic Games - Gold (1996)

Doubles

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 123 (August 17, 1992)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • French Open - QF (1992)
  • US Open - 1R (1987)

Team Competitions

  • Davis Cup - W (1990, 1992, 1995)

Coaching Career (2017–2020)

  • Novak Djokovic (2017–2018)
  • Grigor Dimitrov (2018–2020)

People Ask

How many Grand Slams has Andre Agassi won?

He has 8 Grand Slam titles, winning the Australian Open four times.

Who did Andre Agassi coach after his playing career?

Novak Djokovic and Grigor Dimitrov. After his playing career, he coached Djokovic and then Dmimitrov for a short period.

Did Andre Agassi win an Olympic Gold medal?

Yes. He won the gold for men’s singles tennis at the 1996 Olympics.

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