$1,000,000 Pickleball Event Turns Fans Wild as Tennis Legend and Andre Agassi’s Wife Steffi Graf Makes a Stupendous Cameo

Published 04/02/2023, 2:34 PM EDT

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The much-awaited Pickleball slam is here to give pickleball fans a treat of a lifetime as they watch ATP legends take on the court with their fierce power strokes. With icons like John McEnroe, Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, and Michael Chang taking on the court the slam has been something tennis and pickleball fans have been looking forward to eagerly. However, what nobody expected was a WTA legend on the court, playing a point on McEnroe’s request!

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The 22-time Grand Slam champion Steffi Graf was there in the audience, gracing the match with her presence. Moreover, she was there to cheer on her husband Andre Agassi who is playing for the $1 million prize money and the honor of beating his rivals once again. However, when “Superbrat” McEnroe demanded her to come down and play a point against the very husband she was there to cheer on, Graf couldn’t really refuse! As expected, the internet is now buzzing with fans reacting to Graf’s spontaneity.

Steffi Graf is on the court again, but this time it is not tennis!

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As the match was reaching the heights of excitement, John McEnroe suddenly had a quirky idea. While he and Michael Chang were on one side of the court, Agassi and Roddick were trying their best to score points on the other end. All of a sudden, McEnroe decided to call Steffi Graf to take his place and play against Agassi and Roddick. To the sweet surprise of tennis enthusiasts around the world, she agreed!

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Fans watching the match soon went crazy with excitement witnessing the legend play after her retirement in 1999! They took to Twitter to express their excitement at how epic the match is turning out to be!

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Fans have commented how Graf looks as youthful and indomitable as ever! They have loved her little “cameo”, even if it only lasted for a minute.

A fan has also come up with a brilliant idea to play Pickleball for charity. They suggested a match between Roger Federer and his wife Mirika on one side, and Agassi and Graf on the other, after watching Graf’s interesting point at the slam.

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For once, fans have taken McEnroe’s side in full support of this admirable gesture to ask Graf to come to the court.

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Seems like Graf fans really can’t get enough of her now! While a few days back Chris Evert announced Graf as the WTA GOAT, her fans had been reminiscing about Graf’s time on the court. If anything, this adorable moment at the slam is a loud and clear message to Graf fans worldwide that she is not done yet.

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Annesha Banerjee is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s in English. Her love for tennis and other sports is influenced by her mother, who was a remarkable athlete back in the day.
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