Jaz Elle Agassi is popular as the daughter of retired American tennis players Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Jaz Elle Agassi was born on October 3, 2003, at Valley Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. At present, she is 18 years old. Similarly, holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Both signs are Virgo. She is the daughter of retired American tennis players Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf. Jaz has siblings as well. Jaz Elle Agassi has a brother Jaden Gil Agassi. Her grandparents are Heidi and Peter Graf in Germany as her mother is from Germany. As per her educational qualifications, she is attending high school currently.
Career and Professional Life
There are still more years for Jaz to work on her career. For now, she is focusing on her studies only. Coming to her parent’s careers, they have already got successful in their career. Her mother, Steffi Graf is a German professional tennis player who has won 22 Grand Slam singles titles throughout her career. She ranked world No.1 for 377 Weeks. Her father introduced her to tennis when she was three years old. She began practicing in court when she was four. Moreover, she played her first professional tournaments in October 1982. She retired at the age of 30 that was in 1999.
Now coming to her father’s career, in 1986, at the age of 16, he became a professional tennis player and played at La Quinta, California. In 1987, he tasted success for the first time at Sul American Open in Itaparica, after which he was ranked World No. 25. This was followed by six wins in 1988, which confirmed his place in the world of tennis. In 1990, the United States won Davis Cup after 8 years and Agassi was part of the winning team. In the same year, he won the prestigious, ‘Tennis Masters Cup’.
After losing three Grand Slam finals—French Open (1990, 1991) & U.S. Open (1990)—he was severely criticized for his performances, but in 1992 he silenced his critics by winning his first Grand Slam title by defeating Goran Ivanisevic in Wimbledon final. In 1993, he won his first and only doubles title, while playing with Petr Korda at the ‘Cincinnati Masters event. In the 1994 US Open, after his wrist surgery, he became the first ‘unseeded’ player to win the Grand Slam, beating Michael Stich in the final. For the first time in his career, after winning the 1995 Australian Open, he rose to the rank of World No. 1.
In 1995, he won three ‘Master Series’ events and seven titles. The highlight of 1996, though not a very good year for Agassi otherwise, was the gold medal that he won in men’s singles at the ‘Olympic Games in Atlanta. His career went through a slump in 1997 and he played only 24 matches owing to recurring wrist injuries. Due to this problem, his rankings plummeted from no. 1 to no. 141. In 1998, his career turned for the better after playing in the ‘Challenger Series Tournaments’. His ranking rose to world no. 6 and in 1999, he also won two Grand Slams—the French Open and the U.S. Open. He won the Australian Open tournament for three years; 2000, 2001, and 2003. In 2003 he won his eighth and final Grand Slam title.
In 2006, he was recovering from an ankle injury and was also suffering back and leg problems, due to which he couldn’t play for a while. On September 4, 2006, though he lost his last match to Benjamin Becker of Germany at the U.S. Open, he received a standing ovation for his long and brilliant career in tennis. Post-retirement, he played for the ‘Philadelphia Freedoms and also the ‘Cancer Treatment Centers of American Tennis Championships.
Awards and Nomination
Jaz is busy with her studies currently. So, it looks like there are no awards and nomination that Jaz own. But it is not the same case with her father. In 1988, he was named ‘The Most Improved Player of the Year’ by ATP and ‘Tennis’ magazine. In 1992, he was named the ‘BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year. He was listed in ‘Sports Illustrated’ as the 7th greatest player of all time in 2010. In 2011, he was inducted into the ‘International Tennis Hall of Fame in Rhode Island. His autobiography bagged the No.1 slot on the ‘New York Times Best Seller list’ and also won the ‘British Sports Book Awards in 2010. He has won eight Grand Slam Tournaments: Australian Open (1995, 2000, 2001, 2003), French Open (1999), Wimbledon (1992), and U.S. Open (1994, 1999).
Jaz Elle Agassi is currently studying and attending high school. Moreover, the Agassi family’s net worth is over $30 million. At present, she resides in Summerlin, a community in the Las Vegas Valley, the United States with her family. Agassi earned more than his current net worth in prize money during his career, sixth only to Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Sampras, and Murray. His income source is also from the endorsements during his career.
Jaz is very young to be in a serious relationship. Talking about her father’s relationship, he is a married man. Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi met for the first time during a tournament. Andre Agassi had been secretly pining for her since 1990, but she showed no interest in him. At that time, Steffi Graf was dating Michael Bartels, a racing driver. They both won the singles event at Wimbledon in 1992, and while celebrating their victory, the officials did not allow him to dance with her.
In 1997, he married Brooke Shields, actress, and model but their married life lasted for only two years. In the same year of his divorce, he began dating Steffi Graf after the 1999 French Open. At that time, she had already separated from her then-boyfriend. They tied a knot on 22 October 2001 in a private ceremony. Their mothers were the only people who witnessed that wedding. The husband and wife blissfully spend their conjugal life and reside currently in Las Vegas with their family.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Talking about Jaz’s body measurement, she stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches or else 1.6 m or 160 cm. She weighs around 55 kg or 121 lbs. Likewise, her body measurements are 34-26-35 inches. She wears a bra cup size of 33 C. She is a fitness freak as well. Moreover, she has a pair of beautiful hazel and blonde hair.
Jaz Elle Agassi is active on Instagram with 1.6 k followers. She has kept her account private. She chooses to keep her personal life private to date. Moreover, she was often seen with her parents when she was a kid, but nowadays she maintains her privacy from the media.