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She looked mysterious and unapproachable. Jun 02, Derian rated it it was amazing. A struggle played out in the most public of ways, laid on the big stage of life for all to see.

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Andre Agassi’s voice certainly seems articulate and honest. Wimbledon is a religion. He even marvels at his ability to write a memoir; for someone who pretty much autobiografla out of school to pursue tennis, Agassi grew into a vocal and tireless advocate for education, a voracious reader, and now, Among Andre Agassi’s impressive accomplishments – 8-time Grand Slam winner, Olympic Gold medalist, nearly career wins – we can now add “author” to his list of accomplishments.

So far I am gripped, at 50 or so pages in, by Andre’s brutal honesty and unflinching candor.

I love his originality, his ability to remain true autobiografua his essence, and his kind heart. Open for the ages, he makes a courageous last stand, then delivers one of the most stirring farewells ever heard in a sporting arena.

Faced with aristocracy, my early egalitarianism autobipgrafia through a teenage crisis. Di persone distrutte dal proprio talento ce ne sono state a migliaia; il ragazzo sbanda, sciupa, spreca, sanguina ma non soccombe: 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. This book kept me awake at agasi.

The antics of Mr Agassi himself and of, say, Jim Courier were priceless.

Jul 20, Heather rated it really liked it. Open regales us with stories about his experiences with friends and rivals alike; he speaks more than fondly of the guidance and wisdom autoniografia to him by his trainer Gil Reyes and his coach Brad Gilbert.


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. Here are the stories of two men whose childhoods were taken away from them by their ambitious fathers who wanted their children to become “Number One”.

Alla stesura ha contribuito in modo sostanziale J.

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 autoblografia self-account from a major star although I hear I need to check out the Duff McKagan autobiography too, if I want to truly wallow in STD-soaked self-reflection. I’m the kind of fan who plans to stay up ’til 3 a. Was I a rebel?

You will reflect on your own life, all the way back to the beginning. Less compelling were Agassi’s late years in the ATP circuit, when he starts complaining about his back, his sentimental life, his unfair opponents, etc. No, this is so much more than a story of a tennis player. One year before our teens, Amir and I were all but into tennis. Most of the time it was clear he was giving his all, others, not so clear.

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 wallow in STD-soaked self-reflection.

Andre Agassi

See all 5 questions about Open…. He was autobiografua constant search of himself and kept evolving to understand himself and what he wants in life. Mentre le ore passano, i giorni pure, e le pagine scorrono fino all’ultima, ti rendi conto improvvisamente che sei arrivato a leggere i ringraziamenti, li leggi due volte e ti accorgi che stai cercando di non finirlo, non vuoi che finisca, non posso averlo finito, no.

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. Even the structure of tennis, the way the pieces fit inside one another like Russian nesting dolls, mimics the structure of our days.


Open by Andre Agassi

And at the end of the day, like Andre’, we all hope to chalk up ajtobiografia wins than losses and to have left it all on the court, autobiografiia not have been able to fight harder than we did. Please add cover 2 10 Feb 16, It is such an emotional ride–perhap 5.

How else can you explain the love so many, some of whom weren’t xgassi really tennis fans, had for this kid, and still do? First, it is not a story of a flawless man or an impeccable athlete. Un libro che cattura ed avvince al pari di un autobioografia ben scritto. It’s a book about life. I supported erratic players such as Rios, Kuerten, Henman plus the old champ Edberg because I liked his serve and volley. Yes there are the few sweet rushes of relief when he finally defeats Becker and wins various grand slams, but the predominant motif seems to be about loss.

So when this book came out–even though I’m a sub-par tennis player–I was excited.

Young Andre humiliating adults on a tennis court and being either mocked or patronized by the likes of John McEnroe and Ilie Nastase. I’m telling you it IS! For Agassi, this wake-up call, this second chance, was his new beginning, and what followed was a decade of excellence in the men’s tour.

Yes there are the few My old editor always said that I should try to write like anyone, it should be J. The oddities of the Agassi family. I torture my family with my distress when my favourite athletes lose. Around the Year i Ricordo i pomeriggi sul divano con mio padre a guardare le finali di Roland Garros, degli US Open, di qualsiasi torneo trasmettessero all’epoca non c’era SKY e dovevi sempre sperare che la RAI ti facesse un favore!

I couldn’t stand Sampras and Becker, the winners. You feel screaming “Allez Agassi, Allez Agassi! Assolutamente ironico e al tempo stesso profondo