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2006 U.S. Open / Andre Agassi’s Farewell

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Andy Roddick, left, and Jimmy Connors, his coach, chat during a practice session at Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay Saturday. (Elise Amendola / AP)
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Maria Sharapova practices at Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay Saturday under the watchful eyes of her coach and father Yuri Sharapov. (Julie Jacobson / AP)
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Jennifer Duege (left) and Jan Glasgow of Shreveport, La., sit in the stands in Arthur Ashe Stadium as a replay of Andre Agassi’s match against Marcos Baghdatis is shown. (Justin Lane / EPA)
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Top-seeded Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a backhand return to Tim Henman of Great Britain during his 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 victory Friday in the second round. (Jason Szenes / EPA)
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Robby Ginepri, seeded No. 18, strikes a backhand return to fellow American Paul Goldstein during his 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 second-round victory Friday. (Justin Lane / EPA)
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Second-seeded Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium celebrates her victory over Ai Sugiyama of Japan after their third-round match on Friday. Henin-Hardenne won, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0. (Al Bello / Getty Images)
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Fourth-seeded Elena Dementieva hits a backhand return to fellow Russian Vera Zvonareva during a 7-5, 6-3 victory on Friday in the third round. (Andrew Gombert / EPA)
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James Blake returns a shot to Teimuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the American’s 6-3,6-4, 7-6 victory in the second round on Friday. (Elise Amendola / AP)
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Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks reaches for a backhand return against No. 21-seeded Gaston Gaudio of Argentina. Querrey lost in four sets, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4. (Andrew Gombert / EPA)
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Serena Williams hits a return to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during her second-round victory Thursday. (Richard Drew / AP)
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Singer Sheryl Crow reaches for a tennis ball at the end of the match between Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia and Serena Williams. (Timothy A. Clary / Getty Images)
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Lleyton Hewitt of Australia returns a shot to Jan Hernych of the Czech Republic on Thursday during his 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 victory. (Stan Honda / Getty Images)
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Virginie Razzano of France celebrates after upsetting Martina Hingis of Switzerland, 6-2, 6-4, on Thursday. (Julie Jacobson / AP)
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Martina Hingis of Switzerland could never get untracked in a straight-set loss to Virginie Razzano of France on Thursday at the U.S. Open. (Ann Heisenfelt / AP)
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Serena Williams gets fired up after hitting a winner against Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain in her opening match at the U.S. Open, a 6-1, 6-2 victory. (Julie Jacobson / AP)
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Andy Roddick celebrates winning a point during the second set tiebreaker Wednesday in his victory over Kristian Pless of Denmark. (Justin Lane / EPA)
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Martina Hingis of Switzerland follows through on her serve to Shuai Peng of China during her comeback victory Wednesday in the first round of the U.S. Open. Hingis won, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. (Kathy Willens / AP)
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Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a return shot to Yeu-Tzuoo Wang of Taipei during his easy, 6-4, 6-1, 6-0, victory in the first round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. (Julie Jacobson / AP)
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Maria Sharapova of Russia follows through on a return to Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands during her first-round victory Wednesday at the U.S. Open. (Ann Heisenfelt / AP)
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American James Blake hits a backhand return to Albert Montanes of Spain during a first-round match Wednesday at the U.S. Open. Blake won in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5, 7-6. (Jason Szenes / EPA)
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Andre Agassi celebrates his set point in the third over Andrei Pavel of Romania on Monday at the U.S. Open. Agassi won 6-7 (4), 7-6 (8), 7-6 (6), 6-2. (Ezra Shaw / Getty Images)
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Andrei Pavel of Romania worked hard and forced Andre Agassi to play four sets and three tiebreakers Monday. (Elise Amendola / AP)
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Andre Agassi chases a return during his opening round match against Andrei Pavel on Monday. (Don Emmert / Getty Images)
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A fan holds up his message as Andre Agassi changes during his opening round match. (Don Emmert / Getty Images)
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Steffi Graf responds as her husband, Andre Agassi, wins a point during his four-set victory in the first round on Monday. (Don Emmert / Getty Images)
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Andre Agassi and his wife, Steffi Graf, watch a Miami Heat game last season with their children, 4-year-old Jaden Gil and 2-year-old Jaz Elle. (Eliot J. Schechter / Getty Images)
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A 7-year-old Andre Agassi chases down a shot during his youth in Las Vegas. (John Russell / Getty Images)
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Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf pose for photographers at the Wimbledon Champions Ball in 1992. (Bob Martin / Allsport)
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Andre Agassi is caught in a reflective moment during the 1989 Italian Open. (Getty Images)
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A not-so-hairy Andre Agassi shows off his torso at Wimbledon in 1993. (Peter Van den Berg / AP)
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Andre Agassi hoists the 1994 U.S. Open trophy. (Richard Drew / AP)
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Andre Agassi sits framed by American flags after losing in last year’s U.S. Open final to Roger Federer. (Justin Lane / EPA)
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Andre Agassi lost in the quarterfinals to Fernando Gonzalez in the Countrywide Classic at UCLA’s Los Angeles Tennis Center in July. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
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Andy Roddick watches his shot head back toward Florent Serra of France in a first-round match Monday. Roddick won in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1, 6-3. (Elise Amendola / AP)
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Lindsay Davenport returns a serve to Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic during Davenport’s 6-1, 6-4 victory in the first round Monday. (Elise Amendola / AP)
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Maria Kirilenko of Russia returns a shot to Julia Schruff of Germany during their first-round match Monday. Kirilenko won, 6-3, 6-4. (Al Bello / Getty Images)
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Paradorn Srichaphan of Thailand reacts during his five-set victory Monday over Jose Acasuso of Argentina. Srichaphan won 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3 (Osamu Honda / AP)
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