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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Andre Agassi blows a kiss to the crowd after beating Pete Sampras during the Las Vegas stop of the 2011 Champions Series Tennis tournament Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.
Agassi drops smack talk (and big serves) on Sampras in local match
Sunday, October 16, 2011
The message for his longtime rival: “You used to be so good. What happened to you?”
Andre Agassi waves to the crowd after defeating Jim Courier during the Las Vegas stop of the 2011 Champions Series Tennis tournament Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.
Andre Agassi thrives on the court, as host of legends tennis series
Sunday, October 16, 2011
When Andre Agassi took two straight points Saturday against Pete Sampras during a tennis exhibition at the Thomas & Mack Center, the Las Vegas native Agassi jokingly had a message for his longtime rival. “You used to be so good. What happened to you,” Agassi said.
Tennis great Andre Agassi holds his plaque as he is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I., on Saturday, July 9, 2011.
Agassi looking forward to being in front of local tennis fans
tennis:
Friday, October 14, 2011
Andre Agassi will have a short commute to work this week. The Las Vegas resident will be at the Thomas & Mack Center for his next match.
Michael Buble performs at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Aug. 27, 2011.
Andre Agassi Grand Slam lineup includes Michael Buble, Train, Smokey Robinson, Martina McBride
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Hometown tennis legend Andre Agassi announced this morning that Michael Buble, Jimmy Kimmel, Martina McBride, Smokey Robinson and ...
Miss America Teresa Scanlan receives a key to the city from Mayor Carolyn Goodman on Sept. 8, 2011.
Photos: Is Miss America Teresa Scanlan a future president?
Friday, September 9, 2011
Reigning Miss America Teresa Scanlan returned to her Planet Hollywood victory headquarters yesterday eight months after she was crowned there and told ...
Tennis great Andre Agassi holds his plaque as he is inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I., on Saturday, July 9, 2011.
Strip Scribbles: Tennis series features Agassi, McEnroe, Sampras, Chang
Friday, August 12, 2011
It will be the tennis event of the decade that no enthusiast of the sport will want to miss, and, with John McEnroe competing against arch-nemesis ...
Color Splash is one of five art classes offered at Kidville.
Tivoli Village to feature learning center for young children
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
A children’s facility that combines the serious learning of preschool and the fun and games of birthday venues such as My Gym and Chuck E. Cheese’s is opening in Tivoli Village.
Andre Agassi with Las Vegas dance crew The Prodigy.
Las Vegas dance crew The Prodigy wins USA Hip Hop Dance Championship
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The Prodigy became the first dance crew from Las Vegas to win the USA Hip Hop Dance Championship yesterday at Red Rock Resort in the event’s ...
Andre Agassi, seen here at graduation for the Class of 2011 at the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, is focusing some of his energy on inspiring the students and helping promote the school.
Andre Agassi making children champions
Tennis icon maintaining an active role in helping inspire academy students
Friday, July 8, 2011
Andre Agassi was preparing to face longtime tennis rival and friend Pete Sampras in February during an exhibition match at Madison Square Garden in New York. But before he took to the court, the Las Vegas native had a phone call to make.
Andre Agassi and Billie Jean King during the Class of 2011 graduation at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy on June 11, 2011.
Photos: Billie Jean King serves aces; Teller on high wire at 'Absinthe'
Sunday, June 12, 2011
When tennis legend and ace Billie Jean King gave the commencement speech to Andre Agassi’s 2011 graduating class at his College Preparatory ...
Andre Agassi gets a hug from kindergarten student Taj Degorville during an announcement of Agassi's induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame Thursday, January 20, 2011 at the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy. Agassi will be officially inducted July 9th.
Las Vegas students share in news of Andre Agassi's Hall of Fame induction
Local resident will be inducted in July; plans to open more Agassi Prep charter schools
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Andre Agassi was right at home. The gymnasium at the school bearing his name was packed with students cheering as the tennis legend walked to the podium to speak at a ceremony in his honor. Agassi was formally introduced as the newest member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, capping a lengthy career in which the 40-year-old Las Vegan won eight grand slam championships and compiled a record of 870-274 with 60 tournament titles.
Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi arrive at the 14th annual Andre Agassi Foundation for Education's Grand Slam for Children benefit at Wynn Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Andre Agassi to be inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Andre retired in September 2006 after playing his final U.S. Open in Forest Hills, N.Y. An eight-time Grand Slam champion, Andre joins his ...
Andre Agassi discusses his memoir Open: An Autobiography with ESPN's Rick Reilly at the Encore Theater at the Wynn on Nov. 9, 2009.
Of tanking, drugs and 'Slim': In 'Open,' Andre Agassi beats the odds
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Not many celebrities can own up to using crystal meth, blowing big matches and failing drug tests with no penalty. But Andre Agassi is not a typical celebrity.

Andre Agassi speaks after a loss at the 1997 U.S. Open in New York. His autobiography contains an admission that he used crystal meth that year.
Agassi describes hate for tennis, admits he was living a lie
Sunday, November 8, 2009
It turns out Andre Agassi was lying all along. To fans. To opponents. To tennis authorities. To first wife Brooke Shields. To friends, including Barbra Streisand. To the media. And, he says, to himself.

Andre Agassi speaks after a loss at the 1997 U.S. Open in New York. His autobiography contains an admission that he used crystal meth that year.
Agassi's book puts ’97 in perspective
Ron Kantowski:
Thursday, October 29, 2009
I don’t know Andre Agassi, the Las Vegas tennis legend and, as of Tuesday, admitted former crystal meth user. But I have liked him since the day he started losing his hair and responded by shaving it off.

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