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Andre Agassi, Chairman of the Board, Andre Agassi Foundation for Education and Founder, Agassi-Graf Holdings and Stefanie Graf, Chairman of the Board, Children for Tomorrow and founder, Agassi-Graf Holdings, in conversation with Ayaz Memon, Sports Writer and Journalist, during the 18th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS), in New Delhi.(HT Photo)

Pain, pressure and pleasure of tennis top couple - Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 03:26 PM IST
Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf have tasted literally everything there is on the platter at the biggest stage of tennis: Grand Slam success, world No. 1 ranking, Olympic gold. And yet, for them, struggle remained a companion even at the top.
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Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf(HT photo)
Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf(HT photo)

‘In tennis, every day you go on court and strive to reach limits’, says Steffi Graf

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 04:17 AM IST
No such emotional roller-coaster for Graf, a 22-time Grand Slam champion who was glued to the top of the world rankings for a record 377 weeks, it’s safe to assume? “I was a good actress, then,” Graf quipped.
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Andre Agassi during the 18th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS), in New Delhi, India, on December 3, 2020.(HT photo)
Andre Agassi during the 18th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS), in New Delhi, India, on December 3, 2020.(HT photo)

‘Tennis is in the era of 3 GOATs at the same time’, says Andre Agassi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 12:48 AM IST
Agassi’s long career was immersed in an intense rivalry with Pete Sampras, whose record for most Grand Slams in men’s tennis was surpassed by three men from the following era – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic; men who Agassi is glad that he didn’t have to compete against.
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Former tennis greats Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf while speaking on day 5 of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020.(HT Photo)
Former tennis greats Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf while speaking on day 5 of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020.(HT Photo)

HTLS 2020 - As you get closer to the top, the expectations are a lot: Graf on handling mental health

By hindustantimes.com | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 11:01 PM IST
HTLS 2020: Talking about the pressures that elite sportspersons face on a daily basis, Graf highlighted how it becomes tough to ask for the best from yourself day in and day out.
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Former tennis great Andre Agassi.(HT Photo)
Former tennis great Andre Agassi.(HT Photo)

HTLS 2020 - Not knowing when to play next has been tough - Agassi on impact of Covid-19 on tennis players

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 09:59 PM IST
HTLS 2020: Talking about how the lockdown has impacted tennis players Agassi said that the toughest thing for players has been to deal with the unknown. The lack of clarity of when things will return to normal has been a challenge for the players he felt.
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Andre Agassi and Roger Federer(Getty Images)
Andre Agassi and Roger Federer(Getty Images)

HTLS 2020: The day I played Federer, I realised I was playing the greatest player of all time, says Andre Agassi

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 09:23 PM IST
HTLS 2020: Andre Agassi explained how facing Roger Federer for the first time, in the twilight of his career, convinced him that the Swiss player will be on the path to greatness.
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Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020 to begin shortly. Watch Live here

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 05:50 PM IST
Day 5 of the 18th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020 will host Michelin star chefs and restaurateurs Gaggan Anand and Massimo Bottura, tennis icons Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi and founder and CEO of Central Square Foundation Ashish Dhawan and former Isro chairman Dr Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan.
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Switzerland's Roger Federer serves to Serbia's Novak Djokovic.(AP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer serves to Serbia's Novak Djokovic.(AP)

Federer’s serve a hybrid of Sampras and Agassi: Roddick

By Indo Asian News Service | New York
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Roddick, who is regarded as one of the finest servers of the game, stated that Federer’s serve is a combination of former greats Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi.
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Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas in action during his group stage match against Germany's Alexander Zverev.(Action Images via Reuters)
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas in action during his group stage match against Germany's Alexander Zverev.(Action Images via Reuters)

ATP Finals: Tsitsipas reaches semis after Nadal comeback

By AFP | London
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 10:25 AM IST
The Greek tyro, 21, broke his big-serving German opponent three times in the Group Andre Agassi match to seal a 6-3, 6-2 win and advance to the semi-finals at London’s O2 Arena.
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Germany's Alexander Zverev with Spain's Rafael Nadal after winning their group stage match.(REUTERS)
Germany's Alexander Zverev with Spain's Rafael Nadal after winning their group stage match.(REUTERS)

ATP Finals: Nadal loses opener to Zverev as Tsitsipas triumphs

By AFP | London
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 09:08 AM IST
The Spanish top seed, who has never won the event, came into the tournament at London’s O2 Arena under an injury cloud and was well short of his imperious best as he went down 6-2, 6-4.
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Gauri Sheoran recently participated in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover, Germany.
Gauri Sheoran recently participated in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover, Germany.

Usain Bolt inspires pistol shooter Gauri Sheoran

By Naina Arora | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Fitness and fashion are the sportsperson’s twin passions, which keep her going.
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Roger Federer hits a return against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(AFP)
Roger Federer hits a return against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(AFP)

Roger Federer rues missed chances in Stefanos Tsitsipas thriller

By Reuters | Melbourne
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 07:51 PM IST
Stefanos Tsitsipas cared little for reputation or records as he toppled the 37-year-old Swiss master 6-7(11) 7-6(3) 7-5 7-6(5) at a packed Rod Laver Arena.
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File image of Tennis player Grigor Dmitrov(AFP)
File image of Tennis player Grigor Dmitrov(AFP)

Australian Open 2019: Agassi-fuelled Dmitrov beats Fabbiano to enter last 16

By AFP | Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2019 02:00 PM IST
The 27-year-old Bulgarian won 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-4 in just over two hours under the roof at Melbourne Arena to stay on course for a potential quarter-final against second seed Rafael Nadal.
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File image of Grigor Dimitrov.(AFP)
File image of Grigor Dimitrov.(AFP)

Grigor Dimitrov bets on coach Andre Agassi for Grand Slam breakthrough

By Reuters | Melbourne
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2019 02:27 PM IST
Since winning the junior Wimbledon title in 2008, Grigor Dimitrov has been identified as the successor to Roger Federer due to some similarity in his playing style with the Swiss master. The ‘Baby Fed’ tag has proved a burden and Dimitrov, despite occasional glimpses of his talent, has never managed to consistently deliver results.
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Darren Cahill had been Simona Halep’s coach for four years.(AFP)
Darren Cahill had been Simona Halep’s coach for four years.(AFP)

World number one Simona Halep and coach Darren Cahill split

By Agence France-Delhi | Paris
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 02:36 PM IST
Darren Cahill helped Simona Halep to a maiden Grand Slam triumph at Roland Garros in June as well as a year-ending world top spot ro crown their four-year partnership.
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after beating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 in their men's singles first round match on the first day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships.(AFP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after beating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-3, 6-4 in their men's singles first round match on the first day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships.(AFP)

Andre Agassi perplexed by ‘unexplainable’ Roger Federer exploits

By Omnisport | London
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 05:56 PM IST
Andre Agassi says Roger Federer has become more efficient with age and “makes it look easy”.
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Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic will eye a fresh start at the 2018 French Open.(Reuters)
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic will eye a fresh start at the 2018 French Open.(Reuters)

Resurgent Novak Djokovic ready for fresh start, says Mats Wilander

By Reuters | Reuters, Paris
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 06:56 PM IST
Novak Djokovic will be seeded down at around 20 for the French Open but there will be a few players anxiously eyeing the drawsheet hoping the 2016 champion is not in their vicinity.
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Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic split with coach Andre Agassi on Saturday.(Reuters)
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic split with coach Andre Agassi on Saturday.(Reuters)

Struggling Novak Djokovic splits with coach Andre Agassi

By Reuters | Reuters, Belgrade
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2018 10:42 PM IST
The split leaves Novak Djokovic’s coaching staff down to Czech Radek Stepanek, who joined on a part-time basis after eight times Grand Slam winner Agassi came on board ahead of last year’s French Open.
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