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We revel in his joy at the end of the memoir, as he relates the simple joys of marriage to another tennis legend, Steffi Graf and of fatherhood. He only does drugs once and he was pressured into doing so, which is very different than what the media made this book out to be when it was released.

Generally considered by critics and fellow players to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Agassi has been called the best service returner in the history of the game. It is not about how great he was, but rather how confused, unsure, rebellious and sick of his life, his tennis and himself! Published November 9th by Knopf first published This book is much more than just another auto-bio from a celebrity athlete, though that certainly is a major element within it, but it’s a razor sharp articulate full throttle story of one of the greatest athletes of our time, and, his fearless narration of life in his shoes.

And at the end of the day, like Andre’, we all hope to chalk up more wins than losses and to have left it all on the court, to not have been able to fight harder than we did. And thank goodness it was a good one: Most refreshingly, Agassi is blunt about himself and the game of tennis. View all 10 comments. As far as separating the book from the man is that possible?


I can’t explain it, but it probably comes back to how perfectly written the book is. I’m the kind of fan who wakes up at 7 on a Sunday to watch a competion with an unreliable streaming.

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Most of the time it autobiovrafia clear he was giving his all, others, not so clear. He’s obviously a formidable competitor, but it’s interesting to see what traits, regardless of whether he liked tennis or not, helped him move forward. It’s a true life tale of what it’s all about and the bonus, the frosting on a very large cake, is that it has a happy ending.

My 11 year old son loves tennis and Agassi. I’m not sure I can objectively explain it, but I laughed, I nearly cried, my palms sweated, I was just riveted aassi my wife. I couldn’t stand Sampras and Becker, the winners. Probably the first one I’ve read that begins with the author talking about hate for the game. I don’t know the terminology, and I have no idea what the rules are. He knew the consequences, and nearly paid the price; when a random drug test reveals meth in his system, Agassi reveals how he concocted an alibi for his use, which the ATP accepted without punishment.

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And I discovered she was the cousin of two aitobiografia female tennis players in the WTA circuit. But now my purpose is to make you, you reader who hates sport with a burning passion, want to read Open. Agassi has an insane dad. Assolutamente ironico e al tempo stesso profondo And, of course, Steffi Graf’s father is just as insane as Agassi’s father. Lonely, scared, a ninth-grade dropout, he rebe From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

You feel screaming “Allez Agassi, Allez Agassi! Two sisters who, unlike the Williams, were far off from the best rankings, but still stayed in the top for years. He seems like a good person, and he First of all, let me say I am not a tennis fan. This is not all about sports and tennis, as there is a lot about his trials and tribulations with women, drugs and psychologically trying to find himself. The coincidences, the juxtapositions, the ironies, the cute courtships The book starts off well with stories of Agassi beating adults at tennis, while still a kid and how his high-strung father got him to practice with a machine he build himself.


Dopo giorni di strazio mi sono decisa a prendere il toro per le corna e finalmente leggere un libro sullo sport. I can’t recommend this book enough. It is such an emotional ride–perhaps only 0. Traduzione sciatta e refusi sparsi, sarebbero state cinque stelle. He doesn’t hold back his assessments of himself, the mistakes he made, the choices he should have made. Or so I thought at that time.

A highly recommended read for any tennis fan. The good, the bad and the ugly.

I m I am not into tennis at all, but read this book back to back with Lang Lang’s memoires, “Journey of a Thousand Miles”. When Mr Agassi breaks the speed limits on his Corvette it’s always for a good reason charity, love, etc.

About life and choices and dreams and getting on your feet once you’ve fallen. This is a book about a father who pushes his child too hard, the difficulties with relationships and social skills that it produces as the child matur I have never read such an unflinching self-account from a major star although I hear I need to check out the Duff McKagan autobiography too, if I want to truly agaszi in STD-soaked self-reflection.

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He himself may not have, we may not have, shared in the complete knowledge of this during his great career but instinctively I believe millions knew. It was all so sincere though. However, I quite liked this book and genuinely didn’t mind all the tennis stuff.