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Andre Agassi Fun Facts

PROFESSOR ANDRE

In 2001, Agassi opened up the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas, a tuition-free charter school for at-risk children in the area.

THE HUMAN TOUCH 

Agassi was awarded the ATP Arthur Ashe Humanitarian award in 1995 for his efforts to help disadvantaged youth.

THE YENTL GIANT 

Agassi dated Barbra Streisand in the early 1990s before marrying actress Brooke Shields in 1997.

ANDRE THE CLIENT

In 2005, Agassi left Nike after 17 years and signed a multiple year endorsement deal with Adidas.

UNSEEDED, UNDAUNTED

In 1994 Andre became the first man to capture the U.S. Open as an unseeded player.

ALL ENGLAND CLUB

Agassi defeated two former champions Boris Becker and John McEnroe en route to his first grand slam title at Wimbledon in 1992.

FAMILY MATTERS 

Agassi won his tour level match against John Austin, brother of Two-time US Open champion Tracy Austin.

THE MONEY TRAIN 

In 1988, Agassi surpassed $2 million in career prize money after playing in only 43 tournaments becoming the fastest player in history had reached that milestone.

THE GIVING TREE

The Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation has raised over $60 million for at-risk children in Southern Nevada.

MASTER OF HIS DOMAIN

Andre Agassi won 17 ATP Masters Series tournaments, more than any other player.

FULL TROPHY CASE

Andre is the only player in the open era to have won every Grand Slam singles title, to have won the Tennis Masters Cup, to have been part of a winning Davis Cup team, and to have won an Olympic gold medal.

MARKED IMPROVEMENT

Agassi is the only player to have won the ATP Most Improved Player Award twice.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DESTROYER

Agassi won his eight Grand Slam titles against eight different players.