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CNBC Meets: Andre Agassi, part one

CNBC Meets: Andre Agassi, Part One
Andre Agassi discusses how his childhood and upbringing acted as an impetus to his post-tennis career foray into education and philanthropy.

Andre Agassi discusses how his childhood and upbringing acted as an impetus to his post-tennis career foray into education and philanthropy.

Talking from inside the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada, Agassi talks about his very demanding father and how he was never a fan of tennis and resented the sport at times – leading to his rebellious nature on the court.

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Andre Agassi: I Don't Miss Tennis
Andre Agassi says he doesn't miss tennis anymore because he now has other outlets through which to focus his energy.
Parenting Tips from Agassi & Steffi
Andre Agassi says he and his wife, fellow tennis player Steffi Graf, feed off each other well as they bring up their two children.
Andre Agassi: Mandela Was an Inspirational Teacher
Former tennis player Andre Agassi explains how he met Nelson Mandela at a low point in his life, and that the former South African president's words were a key source of inspiration.
Andre Agassi: Enticing Investors to Education
Andre Agassi explains his "win-win" business model to attract investors to his education fund, which guarantees children a solid upbringing and ensures strong returns for investors.
Andre Agassi: Private Sector Best for Education
Former tennis player Andre Agassi tells CNBC that when it comes to U.S. education the private sector, not the government, is the best means through which to create better schools.
Andre Agassi: Las Vegas Is Picking Up
The Las Vegas tennis star Andre Agassi - who is now a successful businessman - says that his home town is showing signs of recovery after the crippling recession.

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  • Tania Bryer is a guest presenter and executive producer of CNBC Meets. In this series, she profiles some of the world’s most successful business people to find out what makes them tick. Bryer previously worked for BBC and Sky Television.