On the Court With... Andre Agassi by Matt Christopher audiobook

On the Court With... Andre Agassi

By Matt Christopher
Read by Richard Davidson

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2.76 Hours 1
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Andre Agassi, a Wimbledon champion, is one of the top tennis players in the world. After winning the U.S., Australian, and Canadian Opens, Agassi went on to capture an Olympic gold medal in 1996. Notorious for his outrageous clothes, quick temper, and aggressive backhand, Agassi quickly earned a reputation as the bad boy of the tennis world. As a sports superstar, he has shown amazing determination. But Agassi is also a sensitive person who gives much to charity, and a deeply religious man who speaks out against drug and alcohol abuse. In On the Court with . Andre Agassi, popular sports writer Matt Christopher provides an inside look at this remarkable young athlete's life. From Agassi's childhood and rigorous early training through the ups and downs of his path to international tennis acclaim, this biography will inspire all young sports fans.

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Andre Agassi, a Wimbledon champion, is one of the top tennis players in the world. After winning the U.S., Australian, and Canadian Opens, Agassi went on to capture an Olympic gold medal in 1996. Notorious for his outrageous clothes, quick temper, and aggressive backhand, Agassi quickly earned a reputation as the bad boy of the tennis world. As a sports superstar, he has shown amazing determination. But Agassi is also a sensitive person who gives much to charity, and a deeply religious man who speaks out against drug and alcohol abuse. In On the Court with . Andre Agassi, popular sports writer Matt Christopher provides an inside look at this remarkable young athlete's life. From Agassi's childhood and rigorous early training through the ups and downs of his path to international tennis acclaim, this biography will inspire all young sports fans.

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Author Bio: Matt Christopher

Author Bio: Matt Christopher

Matt Christopher (1917–1997) was an American author of children’s books. He was a gifted athlete as a youth and became interested in writing at age fourteen, but it was 1941 before he sold his first story, “The Missing Finger Points,” to Detective Story magazine. His first children’s book, The Lucky Baseball Bat, was published in 1954. Christopher wrote more than one hundred books as well as nearly three hundred short stories and articles published in over sixty-five magazines for children and adults. He was awarded the 1993 Milner Award and numerous writing honors from state organizations. 

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 2.76
Audience: Adult
Language: English