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Open: An Autobiography

3 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Andre Agassi

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Author: Andre Agassi
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports
Publisher: Knopf
2 reviews about Open: An Autobiography
review by . July 10, 2011
You know Andre Agassi. He was the punk tennis player with the 'tude who was widely hated and criticized in tennis for his outrageous shock styles and antics, calculated, of course, for the maximum exposure and attention. Sure, he turned into a fine ambassador for the sport and a respectful elder statesman who soaked up the adulation when he became the oldest tennis player to ever reach the world's top ranking, but most of us 80's babies remember that stubborn, offbeat nut who married Brooke Shields …
review by . January 01, 2010
 Open, Andre Agassi's autobiography, received a tremendous amount of press for a few shocking revelations, including:   1.  Meth use   2.  Lying to the ATP about positive drug results due to the meth use   3.  His and Graf's hatred for tennis, stemming from their somewhat psychotic fathers   4.  His use of a hairpiece to maintain the golden boy image      With Agassi, there is always overwhelming substance beyond …
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