VIDEO: When Tennis Legend Andre Agassi Surprised Everyone by Doing a Sitcom Cameo and Asking Hollywood Actress Christie Brinkley to Put Her Hands in His Trouser Pocket

Former world no. 1 and American tennis legend Andre Agassi is known for his dazzling, dominating game on the tennis court. However, Agassi once ventured into the entertainment industry during his tennis journey. The 8-time singles Grand Slam champion had earlier showcased his latent talent for acting in popular 90s sitcoms.

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Agassi dominated the ATP Tour after appearing in an episode of the sitcom ‘Mad About You’. Famous American model and actress Christie Brinkley was also part of the episode.

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Andre Agassi was once featured in a popular 90s sitcom

The 8-time singles Grand Slam champion and American actress stunned her fans with her guest appearance in the sitcom. Andre Agassi and Christie Brinkley appeared in episode 15 of the second season titled “Virtual Reality”.

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Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt played the show’s two leads. The 90s sitcom was about a married couple in New York City. The plot of episode 15 of season 2 shows Paul (Paul Reiser) investing in a virtual reality project despite Jamie’s (Helen Hunt) approval. However, when Jamie tries out the technology, she learns about virtual characters portrayed by Agassi and Brinkley.

During the scene, the former American tennis player asks Brinkley to put her hand in her trouser pocket to get the token. Other notables like Leila Kenzle, John Pankow, Anne Ramsay and Cynthia Harris were also part of the popular 90s sitcom. Another popular Hollywood actress, Lisa Kudrow, known for her role in Friends, was also part of the star cast.

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When Agassi entered the fashion industry

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Be it his funky hairstyles or his unique outfits, Agassi has always stood out with his fashion choices. Former world no. 1 The tennis player once spoke about his interest in the fashion industry during his tennis journey. Agassi added that he turned to fashion while he was “discovering” himself.

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER, 1988: Andre Agassi gets ready during the 1988 LA Tennis Open in September 1988 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robert Rieger/Getty Images)

During his illustrious tennis career, Agassi faced a lot of criticism for his colorful tennis attire. However, the American tennis star doesn’t let the opinions of others affect his on-court fashion choices. Agassi defended his choices at Wimbledon, known for its strict dress code. Because of their ‘all-white’ dress code, the American skipped the prestigious grass-court Grand Slam for three years from 1988 to 1991. He returned to London the following year and won, though his boycott of Wimbledon continued. The most controversial moment of his career.

What do you think of Wimbledon’s dress code? Do you think they should evolve with modern times and allow players to wear whatever they like?

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