First Family of Tennis
Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi are clearly the “first family” of tennis. There are other famous “sports couples” and other tennis “love doubles teams,” but no other pair exists in the same professional sport like Agassi and Graf. In addition, their Grand Slam titles and career prize money put them in another league of their own. Agassi has already left his mark off the court with his charitable efforts and Graf continues her work with her
Agassi and Graf is a wonderful love story and they seem very happy as parents. But what will be their future impact on the sport of tennis? Both Steffi and Andre have continued to participate in a few tennis charity matches each year, but Graf has rarely been on a tennis court since she hung up her rackets several years ago. They both seem eager to have their children explore life outside the lines of the tennis court, but it would be great for the sport of tennis if both Agassi and Graf ventured back into tennis as leaders of the sport. Their star power is so magnetic and powerful that their impact on the sport of tennis would be doubled several times over.