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Andre Kirk Agassi (; born April 29, 1970 in Las Vegas, Nevada ) is a retired American professional tennis player and former World No. 1, who was one of the game's most dominant players from the early 1990s to the mid 2000s.
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* August 3, 2005: Traded by Memphis to the Miami Heat as part of five-team deal ( Miami also acquired James Posey and Andre Emmett from Memphis, Antoine Walker from Boston Celtics and draft rights of Roberto Dueñas from New Orleans Hornets ; Memphis acquired Eddie Jones from Miami and Raúl López from Utah Jazz ; New Orleans acquired Rasual Butler from Miami and Kirk Snyder from Utah ; Boston acquired Qyntel Woods, draft rights of Albert Miralles, two future second-round draft picks from Miami and Curtis Borchardt from Utah ; Utah acquired Greg Ostertag from Memphis ).
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Instead, he became one of the youngest winners of an Association of Tennis Professionals ( ATP ) tournament when, as an almost unknown youngster, he won the 1998 Next Generation Adelaide International, defeating Andre Agassi in the semifinals.
Andre Agassi chose to skip Wimbledon from 1988 through 1990 citing the event's traditionalism, particularly its " predominantly white " dress code.
The event has featured such players as Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Michael Chang, James Blake and Andy Roddick, before they turned professional.
Sampras debuted on the professional tour in 1988 and played his last top-level tournament in 2002 when he won the US Open, defeating rival Andre Agassi in the final.
His first professional singles title came in February at the Ebel U. S. Pro Indoor in Philadelphia, where he defeated sixth-ranked Andre Agassi, eighth-ranked Mayotte, and eighteenth-ranked Andrés Gómez in the final.
His victory over Andre Agassi in the Wimbledon final is often cited as one of Sampras's greatest performances ( despite this, he lost his no.
Sampras's ranking was hurt through a combination of withdrawing from the Australian and US Opens, tournaments in which he had strong performances during the previous year, and the resurgence of longtime rival Andre Agassi, putting an end to Sampras ' six consecutive years of finishing as the world number 1.
On August 2010 Sampras played an exhibition game with Andre Agassi at the indoor arena Coliseo Cubierto El Campin in Bogotá, Colombia.
The following year along with Federer, Andre Agassi and Rafael Nadal, he played an exhibition doubles match at Indian Wells to raise money for the people of Haiti who had been affected by the earthquake.
Both Lleyton Hewitt and Venus Williams were unsuccessful in their title defences, Hewitt being defeated in the semi-finals by Andre Agassi and Venus being defeated in the final by her younger sister Serena.
Spring Valley is the home of tennis players Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, as well as Sacramento Kings owners George and Gavin Maloof.
Graf played a singles exhibition match against Kim Clijsters and a mixed doubles exhibition alongside husband Andre Agassi against Tim Henman and Clijsters as part of a test event and celebration for the newly installed roof over Wimbledon's Centre Court.
She and her husband, Andre Agassi, were on Team Elton John who competed against Team Billie Jean King.
He also helped Austria reach the semifinals of Davis Cup, where they were eliminated 3 – 2 by the United States despite Muster winning both his singles rubbers against Andre Agassi and Michael Chang.
At the 1989 US Open, Connors defeated the third seed ( and future two-time champion ), Stefan Edberg, in straight sets in the fourth round and pushed sixth-seeded Andre Agassi to five sets in a quarterfinal.
This makes Wilander one of only five men ( along with Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer ) to have won Grand Slam singles titles on grass courts, hard courts, and clay courts.
He lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open to MaliVai Washington, the first round of the French Open to Andre Agassi ( 6 – 2, 7 – 5, 6 – 1 ), and the first round of the US Open to Guy Forget.
Wilander last played in Davis Cup in the 1995 semifinals, where he lost to Andre Agassi 7 – 6 ( 5 ), 6 – 2, 6 – 2 and Pete Sampras 2 – 6, 7 – 6 ( 4 ), 6 – 3.
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