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Open : an Autobiography (English)

Author: Andre Agassi
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Open is a tell-all autobiography of Andre Agassi, one of the best players Tennis has ever seen. He was considered as one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, his autobiography is gripping, fast-paced and truly inspirational.

Summary of the Book

Andrew Agassi is one of the best athletes of the world. In his autobiography Agassi pens down his journey from being a confused boy to becoming the world champion. He writes about the rigorous training sessions that he had to go through as a child. A ninth-grade dropout, he was sent to a Florida tennis camp that felt like prison. He goes on to write about his rebellious nature as a teenager and how he had become the style icon with his dyed hair and ear piercings, which changed the way tennis players dressed.

He further mentions about the struggles and despite raw talent, he felt confused and lost all the time. Agassi writes about his 1992 Wimbledon win and his crazy fan following. He describes each of his pivotal matches in detail and also writes about his troubled relationship with Brooke Shields. He talks about his loyal brother, coach and all the people who helped him regain his balance and confidence, and also the love of his life, Stefanie Graf.

About Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi is a retired American professional tennis player and former World No. 1. He is considered by critics and fellow players to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time.

 

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Authored By Andre Agassi
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Andre Agassi played tennis professionally from 1986 to 2006. Often ranked number one, he captured eight Grand Slam singles championships, tying him for seventh on the all-time list, and he's the only man to win a career 'Golden Slam' - all four Grand Slam singles titles... Read More

Book Details
Publisher HarperCollins Publisher
Publication Year 2010 January
ISBN-13 9780007416790
ISBN-10 0007416792
Language English
Binding Paperback
Number of Pages 390 Pages
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A Fascinating Journey

An awesome book by an awesome person. This book is really very well written and is very easy to understand. It gives an insight on how tough a sportsman's life can be. Many people think that the tennis starts might be leading a very comfortable life, but after reading this book you will realize how tough it is to earn the money and fame which the game offers. Not does Agassi sum up his sports career, he also helps us know his dad, mom, sis, friends, teachers, the academy, his crushes and not to forget his wife Steffi and offcouse his kids. Hats off Andre!!!

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An awesome book by an awesome person. This book is really very well written and is very easy to understand. It gives an insight on how tough a sportsman's life can be. Many people think that the tennis starts might be leading a very comfortable life, but after reading this book you will realize how tough it is to earn the money and fame which the game offers. Not does Agassi sum up his sports career, he also helps us know his dad, mom, sis, friends, teachers, the academy, his crushes and not to forget his wife Steffi and offcouse his kids. Hats off Andre!!!

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An awesome book by an awesome person. This book is really very well written and is very easy to understand. It gives an insight on how tough a sportsman's life can be. Many people think that the tennis starts might be leading a very comfortable life, but after reading this book you will realize how tough it is to earn the money and fame which the game offers. Not does Agassi sum up his sports career, he also helps us know his dad, mom, sis, friends, teachers, the academy, his crushes and not to forget his wife Steffi and offcouse his kids. Hats off Andre!!!

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One of the better sports biographies

A lot of sports biographies I have read across a gamut of sports are pretty bland and fail to enthuse the reader. This one is pleasantly different ... It is witty, honest (blatant at times) and crisp. It seamlessly takes u through the various phases of Andre's tennis stint ... starting as a 80s rebel to th2 2000s mature statesman of the game ... It's a no hold barred account and has some interesting anecdotes on his rollercoaster life, his relationship with Gil, his on-court rivalry with Sampras,and his relationship with Stefanie Graf (as he calls her !!).. It's very well written, and thoug... ()

A lot of sports biographies I have read across a gamut of sports are pretty bland and fail to enthuse the reader. This one is pleasantly different ... It is witty, honest (blatant at times) and crisp. It seamlessly takes u through the various phases of Andre's tennis stint ... starting as a 80s rebel to th2 2000s mature statesman of the game ... It's a no hold barred account and has some interesting anecdotes on his rollercoaster life, his relationship with Gil, his on-court rivalry with Sampras,and his relationship with Stefanie Graf (as he calls her !!).. It's very well written, and thoug...
A lot of sports biographies I have read across a gamut of sports are pretty bland and fail to enthuse the reader. This one is pleasantly different ... It is witty, honest (blatant at times) and crisp. It seamlessly takes u through the various phases of Andre's tennis stint ... starting as a 80s rebel to th2 2000s mature statesman of the game ... It's a no hold barred account and has some interesting anecdotes on his rollercoaster life, his relationship with Gil, his on-court rivalry with Sampras,and his relationship with Stefanie Graf (as he calls her !!).. It's very well written, and though covers almost 2 decades, It would never allow ur interest to plummet ...

Lastly, I must admit: throughout my life I have been and would remain a Pete Sampras fanatic, but this book in comparison to Sampras' "A Champion's Mind" is a clear winner !!!

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06 Jan 2012
OPEN-Andre Agassi: A saga for Tennis Lovers

The book takes you through the crests ,the size of craters, and through troughs,the size of mountains, of Andre Agassi.
The book has interspersed emotions of the great player on and off the field.The pace of the book keeps you on the edge of your seat and you may even have to kiss your night's sleep a goodbye because it is, simply put, extremely interesting.One of the best books I have read in recent times. A MUST READ.

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20 Dec 2011
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Rivetting is an understatement for this book

Synonymous to the title of the book, Andre Agassi's autobiography "Open" is a succinct portrayal of a sportsman's inner struggles with self, how he battles against those things in life which he hates to the core and turns the corner. It can prove to be inspirational for those of us who have ended up in the wrong profession with not much motivation.
Also Andre's humaneness and his deep concern for his entourage, especially his all out efforts to help them during their troubled times, leaves one with a lump in the throat. His persistent wooing of Stefanie before their marriage, coup...
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Synonymous to the title of the book, Andre Agassi's autobiography "Open" is a succinct portrayal of a sportsman's inner struggles with self, how he battles against those things in life which he hates to the core and turns the corner. It can prove to be inspirational for those of us who have ended up in the wrong profession with not much motivation.
Also Andre's humaneness and his deep concern for his entourage, especially his all out efforts to help them during their troubled times, leaves one with a lump in the throat. His persistent wooing of Stefanie before their marriage, coup...
Synonymous to the title of the book, Andre Agassi's autobiography "Open" is a succinct portrayal of a sportsman's inner struggles with self, how he battles against those things in life which he hates to the core and turns the corner. It can prove to be inspirational for those of us who have ended up in the wrong profession with not much motivation.
Also Andre's humaneness and his deep concern for his entourage, especially his all out efforts to help them during their troubled times, leaves one with a lump in the throat. His persistent wooing of Stefanie before their marriage, coupled with Brad Gilbert's prophecy about his marriage to Stefanie and they going the family way also made up for a spellbinding read. That Andre choose to divulge the whole world about his dope issue when he could as well have swept it under the carpet, will go a long way in ascertaining him as one of the noblest sports person ever to grace a tennis court.

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Honest man using simple language, interesting read.

It's a good read, well-written, easy language, yet very expressive. Get to know how life can be for a tennis champ literally tortured to fame by his dad.
Despite going through hell for most of his life, Agassi finally gets a happy life in which he accepts himself with maturity and grace, and smartly obtains the woman he admires as his understanding and loving wife - Steffi.
Way to go, Agassi ! :-)

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Gripping

One of the best autobiographies that i have read. Will be an excellent read to any tennis fan. Not sure on whether non tennis guys will like this book.
Thanks to Mr agassi for bringing the last 2 decades of tennis to life
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on of the best sports autobiography

Very well written and very inspiring. One can relate to the book even though he she has not even heard of the game. Open is not about a tennis player's life and what he achieved or how he achieved stardom, it is about a way of living life which is really inspiring.
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Good sports autobiography

Open is a nice book intended for fast reading. First chapter is a gem. The way it is written it seems that you a watching a tennis match live. The text is easy to follow and keeps the reader exited. Andre has tried to open up his life without any preaching or prejudice. It is interesting to read... (View complete review)

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Too Good

More than an autobiography, its like a novel with lot of interesting twists, turns, drama, action, love, sport, hate, & more of all pain
Good one
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