Rare Video Displays American Tennis Legend Andre Agassi’s Sheer Passion for Sport as He Gears Up for Intense Comeback With Wife Steffi Graf

Published 10/07/2023, 8:35 AM EDT

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The world of tennis witnessed several legends who were a complete pack of entertainment for the fans. While legends have a limited time on the professional circuit before they announce their retirement, their name persists in the minds of the fans due to their impact on the sport. American tennis legend Andre Agassi is one such name. Fans enjoyed his on-court presence, which they were deprived of after he quit professional tennis in 2006. But the Punisher’s fans have something to be excited about!

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Andre Agassi recently delighted the fans with news of his comeback, which came out with a twist. The tennis legend is all set to make his entry into the world of pickleball, a sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. As he prepares for it, a recent update on his Instagram account took the fans’ intrigue to a whole new level.

Tennis legend Andre Agassi’s surprising comeback update on Instagram

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Andre Agassi, the tennis Hall of Famer, surprised the fans with the news of his comeback. Although he retired from his professional tennis career, the 53-year-old legend does not seem to rest on his rocking chair yet. The enthusiasm of a sportsman convinced him to be back on the courts, but this time, as a pickleball player. The paddle sport has gained immense popularity in recent years due to its nature, which is a mix of tennis, badminton, and table tennis.

While fans were already aware of his presence at the Pickleball Slam 2, which is scheduled to be held in February 2024, Agassi presented an exciting update for the fans. In a recent Instagram post, the legend was seen enjoying pickleball, as he was involved in a practice session for his upcoming tournament. The post came out with a caption that said, “All the good stuff is on the other side of tired… these guys can play.” 

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The caption, as it sounded rather motivational, was meant to cheer up his practice session partners, including another name from the world of tennis, Sam Querrey. This update wasn’t the only part of “entertainment returns” for the fans. Other famous names from the world of tennis will also be joining him for the comeback.

Agassi’s comeback accompanied by other tennis legends

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With the update that announced Andre Agassi’s comeback to the Pickleball Slam, the excitement had no limits for the fans as other famous names popped up too. Agassi’s wife and another tennis legend Steffi Graf, along with Maria Sharapova and John McEnroe, have also announced their participation at the pickleball court. This high-value presence of legendary players from the world of tennis makes the Pickleball Slam hard to resist for the fans.

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Andre Agassi’s update on making a comeback, along with the legendary lineup for the Pickleball Slam 2, is making the paddle sport one of the most awaited events of the season. As the countdown to this comeback with a twist continues, the excitement of fans is unmatchable.

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Akshay Kapoor

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