Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi’s upcoming autobiography contains an admission that he used crystal meth in 1997, the year he dropped to No. 141 in the rankings. Agassi won eight Grand Slam singles titles before retiring in 2006. His book’s publishing date is Nov. 9th.The new autobiography, entitled "Open,". Excerpts are scheduled to appear this week in two magazines, Sports Illustrated and People. According to a publicist for publishing house Knopf, Agassi worked closely with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer J.R. Moehringer, author of "The Tender Bar.""I can't speak to addiction, but a lot of people would say that if you're using anything as an escape, you have a problem," Agassi told People in an online story. Agassi details how he snorted some of the highly addictive stimulant, felt a "tidal wave of euphoria" that led him on a manic apartment-cleaning binge and then wrote a mendacious letter to tennis officials, explaining that a contaminated drinking glass triggered the positive test.
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Greg Delaney said…
first Phelps now Agassi... it would be better to make an example of someone who actually did *worse* after ingesting an illegal drug