Agassi was born in Las Vegas, to Emmanuel “Mike” Aghassian and Elizabeth “Betty” Agassi (née Dudley). His father is an Iranian of Armenian and Assyrian origin, who represented Iran in boxing at the 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games before immigrating to the United States.
Andre Kirk Agassi (pronounced /ˈɑːndreɪ ˈæɡəsi/; born April 29, 1970) is a retired professional tennis player and former World No. 1. Generally considered by critics and fellow players to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Agassi has been called the best service returner in the history of the game.