In Open, Andre Agassi tells the unflinchingly honest story of his life on and off the tennis court. He opens up about his difficult childhood, his complex relationship with his father, and how he overcame personal obstacles to achieve extraordinary success in professional tennis.Agassi also talks about the great people who have influenced him – from Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe to Steffi Graf – as well as what really goes on during those infamous tennis tantrums.Honest and soul-baring, Open is an intimate look at a legendary sports icon whose career spanned more than two decades.”From the Hardcover edition.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in Andre Agassi’s life story. This autobiography tells the story of his difficult childhood, his personal obstacles, and how he achieved great success as a professional tennis player.
- Andre Agassi is a legendary sports icon
- This book is an intimate look at his life on and off the tennis court
- It’s honest, soul-baring, and will leave you wanting more
- The author does not shy away from revealing his flaws and shortcomings
- Includes insights into the professional tennis world
- An honest, introspective look at one of the greatest athletes of our time
Learn more about the author
Andre Agassi is a former world No. 1 professional tennis player and eight-time Grand Slam singles champion. Born in Las Vegas, he was one of the most successful players on the tour in the 1990s. After retiring from playing tennis professionally, he became a well-known spokesperson for Steiner Sports memorabilia and currently heads up his own Andre Agassi Foundation for Education that helps improve education opportunities for children worldwide.” In Open: An Autobiography, Andre Agassi tells an unflinchingly honest story of his life on and off the tennis court – from his difficult childhood to achieving extraordinary success as a professional athlete. Honest and soul-baring, this intimate look at a legendary sports icon will captivate readers everywhere.
“I really enjoyed this book. I found it very insightful, both as a sports fan and as someone who appreciates an honest memoir. Andre Agassi is brutally candid about his own shortcomings and the parts of his life that haven’t always been pretty.”
“If you’re a fan of tennis, or just want to read an interesting and well-written autobiography, I highly recommend Open.”
“A great read. I couldn’t put it down.”
“Hats off to Andre Agassi for writing a brutally frank book that’s also searingly honest and introspective. Open is an autobiography in the truest sense, as the tennis great bares his soul about his difficult childhood, stormy relationships with both parents, and how he eventually came to terms with personal demons.”