Andre Agassi: Through the eyes of a Fan

Andre Agassi: Through the eyes of a Fan

by Alexandre de Chambure


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Andre Agassi: Through the eyes of a Fan by Alexandre de Chambure


is the story of a father's dream for his son, the commitment and discipline of a determined young athlete, and the rise and fall of a tennis legend. Boasting a career that spanned three decades, Andre Agassi lived his adult life in the spotlight. His fans rejoiced with him over his eight Grand Slams and Olympic gold medal, and suffered with him over his plunge in the rankings in 1997 and his failed marriage to actress Brooke Shields.

Now, Alexandre de Chambure tells the story of two parallel athletes: himself, a gifted young tennis player from Paris and the other his idol, Andre Agassi, who provided him with inspiration and drive. With insight and sensitivity, de Chambure traces Agassi's incredible journey from his crib (with a tennis ball hanging over it) through his amazing 870 career wins.

De Chambure reveals the secrets behind Agassi's tremendous will and determination and why he remains a star even in retirement-both on and off the court.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780979231704
Publisher: ICCS
Publication date: 08/20/2007
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Alexandre de Chambure is a full-time tennis coach. Born in France, where he earned a master's degree, he emigrated to the United States in 1995. De Chambure has taught at the University of California, Irvine and Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles. Recently, he translated Mike Agassi's book, The Agassi Story, into French.

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