After turning pro at the age of 16, Andre Agassi rose to international fame, earning 60 men’s
singles titles including eight Grand Slam titles. A former World No. 1 player, Agassi is the only
American to win all four Grand Slam titles and an Olympic Gold medal. His career spanned 20
years, with more than 860 career matches won. On July 9, 2011, he was inducted into the
International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Off the court, Agassi established the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, which has raised
more than $185 million dollars for at-risk children in Las Vegas since 1994. The Foundation
focuses on transforming public education so that all children have a shot at success, and in
2001, the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, a tuition free public charter school
opened with 1,200 children in grades K-12.
Agassi released his autobiography Open in June 2009, which reached #1 on the New York Times
bestseller list and continues to hit record sales internationally.
In June 2011, as part of an effort to expand his impact on education, Andre partnered with
Turner Impact Fund on an innovative new real estate fund – the Turner-Agassi Charter School
Facilities Fund – to promote the success and growth of best-in-class charter schools in urban
communities across the United States. As of 2018, the fund has opened 96 schools, serving
nearly 48,976 students in some of the most economically challenged neighborhoods in
Most recently, Andre launched Square Panda, an award-winning educational technology
learning system utilizing phonics with multi-sensory play. Designed for kids two and older, the
playset blends physical and digital learning as it keeps kids entertained through age-appropriate
learning games grounded in research-based curriculum. Square Panda’s mission is to give
children the tools to become fluent, confident readers, and empower them to love reading.
Agassi is married to Hall of Fame tennis legend Stefanie Graf. They have two children, Jaden Gil
and Jaz Elle. The couple resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.