Andre Agassi – Farewell Speech
The greatest service returner in tennis history had a career that most would die for. Eight-time Grand Slam winner and Olympic gold medalist, Andre Agassi is among the greatest to have ever held a tennis racquet. “The Punisher” reached 15 Grand Slam finals and set many records, some yet to be broken. The founder of the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation captured world attention with his attitude and apparel for more than 20 years. He was tennis’ biggest superstar and certainly help the gain huge popularity by his “punk” style on tour.
The American though showed his class with his farewell speech. A curt 3 minute affair, Agassi delivered a speech that no one can forget in a hurry. After losing to Benjamin Becker in the third round of US Open 2006, an emotional Agassi thanked the fans for all the support, the generosity and the inspiration. A fan’s favourite, Andre Agassi made sure he remained in their hearts with his charisma and his words.