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.