Andre Agassi   ESPN




Height: 5-foot-11
Weight: 165 lbs.
Plays: Right-handed


Born: April 29, 1970, Las Vegas
Career Titles: 58
Career Highlights
USA
GRAND SLAM TITLES:
Australian Open: 1995, 2000, 2001, 2003
French Open: 1999
Wimbledon: 1992
U.S. Open: 1994, 1999



-- 2006 AT A GLANCE --

ATP Tournaments Played: 8

ATP Record: 10-8

Tournament Titles: Best Finish: Quarterfinals - Delray Beach International Tennis Championships

Hardcourt Record: 8-6

Carpet Record: 0-0

Clay Record: 0-0

Grass Record: 2-2

Overall Record (including non-ATP events): 10-8


   CURRENT CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  2006 TOURNAMENTS
TOURNAMENT SURFACE ROUND OPPONENT W/L SCORE
Delray Beach Hard 1
2
QF
Ricardo Mello
Ramon Delgado
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez
W
W
L
6-4, 6-4
4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-0
4-6, 2-6
The Dubai Tennis Hard 1
2
Greg Rusedski
Bjorn Phau
W
L
7-6 (7-4), 6-0
5-7, 5-7
Pacific Life Open Hard 1
2
3
Bye
Paul Goldstein
Tommy Haas

W
L

6-4, 4-6, 6-2
5-7, 2-6
Stella Artois Grass 1
Tim Henman
L
4-6, 4-6
Wimbledon Grass 1
2
3
Boris Pashanski
Andreas Seppi
Rafael Nadal
W
W
L
2-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3
6-4, 7-6 (7-2), 6-4
6-7 (5-7), 2-6, 4-6
Countrywide Classic Hard 1
2
QF
Xavier Malisse
George Bastl
Fernando Gonzalez
W
W
L
7-6 (12-10), 6-0
6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 6-1
4-6, 6-3, 5-7
Legg Mason Tennis Classic Hard 1
2
Bye
Andrea Stoppini

L

4-6, 3-6
U.S. Open Hard 1
Andrei Pavel
W
6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (12-10), 7-6 (8-6

   PAST CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2003
•Won his fourth Australian Open title and eighth Grand Slam title to start off the year.

•Won titles at the Siebel Open, Nasdaq-100 Open and the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships (defeating Andy Roddick).

•Reached the semifinals of the U.S. Open losing to Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Reached the final of the Masters Cup where he lost to Roger Federer 6-3, 6-0, 6-4.

•He and wife Steffi Graf have their second child in October, a daughter named Jaz. Agassi chooses to take most of the fall off in order to spend time with his family.

2002
•Won the Tennis Masters Series in Madrid in a strong attempt to end the year as the No. 1 player.

•At the U.S. Open, beat No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt in the semifinals 6-4, 7-6, 6-7, 6-2 to set up what potentially might be his last U.S. Open final against longtime rival Pete Sampras. Sampras' serve overwhelmed Agassi, who lost 3-6, 4-6, 7-5, 4-6.

•Defeated fellow American Jan-Michael Gambill to win the title in Los Angeles.

•Won his 50th title at Scottsdale to become only the eighth player to do so in the open era, which began in 1968. Among active players, he trails only Pete Sampras, who has 64 titles.

•Won Tennis Masters Series titles in Miami and Rome. Thirteen years after losing a championship point in Rome, Agassi won his first Tennis Masters Series title on clay without dropping a set.

•Reached the quarterfinals at the French Open before falling to eventual runner-up Juan Carlos Ferrero.

•Withdrew before the Australian Open with a wrist injury and returned to play at San Jose, Calif., in late February. He reached the final before falling to No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt 4-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4).

2001
•Married Grand Slam champion Steffi Graf on Oct. 22. Their son -- named Jaden Gil -- was born days later on Oct. 26.

•Once again faced rival Pete Sampras in a final and won 6-4, 6-2 in Los Angeles. It was a different story at the U.S. Open when Agassi lost an epic match to a determined Sampras 6-7 (7), 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5).

•At Wimbledon, reached the semifinals where he fell in a classic five-set match to Patrick Rafter 2-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 8-6.

•Amidst talk of completing a Grand Slam, Agassi was upset in the quarterfinals of the French Open by Sebastien Grosjean 6-3, 6-4, 6-1.

• Defended his Australian Open title to win his third title Down Under and his seventh Grand Slam trophy. He defeated Frenchman Arnaud Clement, in his first Grand Slam final, in three sets 6-4, 6-2, 6-2. Toughest match at the Australian Open was against Australian Patrick Rafter in a hyped and emotional five-set semifinal that Agassi won 7-5, 2-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3.

•Became the man with the most Tennis Masters Series titles at 12 by winning Indian Wells and the Ericsson Open back-to-back. Pete Sampras is the only other player to win the two tournaments and the Australian Open in the same year.

2000
•Claimed his second Australian Open and sixth Grand Slam title by beating defending champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Since last June, he has won the French, U.S. and Australian Opens and finished runner-up at Wimbledon. By reaching the final Down Under, he became the first player to reach four straight major finals since Rod Laver won the Grand Slam in 1969.

• Won ESPY award for Outstanding Men's Tennis Performer.

1999
•Completed a two-year resurgence, going from 141st in the world on November 10, 1997 to finishing the season as the No. 1 for the first time, even though he lost the year-end ATP Tour World Championships title match to Pete Sampras.

•Became the first man since John Newcombe in 1973 to come back and win the U.S. Open from a 2-1 deficit in sets. Defeated Todd Martin 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 6-2 and claim his fifth Grand Slam title. Also became the first man since Ivan Lendl in 1986 to play in three straight Grand Slam finals in the same year after winning the Open, losing to Pete Sampras in the finals at Wimbledon and winning the French Open.

•Became only the fifth male to complete a career Grand Slam -- Wimbledon in 1992, the U.S. Open in 1994, the Australian in 1995, and the French Open in 1999 -- and the first American man since 1938. He did it in impressive fashion, staging a comeback at the French Open from two sets down to beat Andrei Medvedev (1-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4).

•Advanced to the finals of Wimbledon before losing to Pete Sampras, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5. Despite the loss, Agassi took over the No. 1 spot from Sampras the following week. It was the first time he had held the top spot since 1996.

•Beat Boris Becker to capture the Salem Open title.

•Started the year by advancing to the fourth round at the Australian Open.

1998
•Has won each of his four ATP titles this year without dropping a set.

•Beat Pete Sampras to win Sybase Open in San Jose, Calif. in February. Also won the Franklin Templeton Classic in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Legg Mason in Washington D.C.; Mercedes-Benz Cup in Los Angeles; Czech Indoor in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

1997
•Sidelined most of the season due to a recurring wrist injury.

1996
•Captured at least three titles on the ATP Tour for the third consecutive year.

•He became the first player to win the Lipton title in Key Biscayne three times.

•Defeated Sergi Bruguera in August in the final to become the first American man to win the Olympic Gold medal in singles since Vincent Richards in 1924.

•Held the No. 1 ranking for two weeks (Jan. 29-Feb. 5) after a reign of 30 consecutive weeks in 1995.

•Victim of Michael Chang in the U.S. Open semifinals.

1995
•Won his first Australian Open title to begin the season.

•Won a career-high seven titles in 11 finals, compiled a personal-best 73-9 match record and became the 12th player in ATP Rankings history to be ranked No. 1.

•Had his 26-match winning streak snapped by Pete Sampras in the U.S. Open final.