There wasn't much mystery when the International Tennis Hall of Fame chose a Las Vegas school as the location to announce the name of a 2011 inductee. Because, really, who else was going to be celebrated at an event at the Andre Agassi College Prepatory Academy?
The worst kept secret in tennis was finally made official on Thursday, when officials named Agassi as the newest inductee into the Hall of Fame. The announcement was made at a pep rally celebration at his school, which was created to aid disadvantaged children.
"I'm truly honored to be recognized alongside the greatest players of tennis," Agassi said. "My tennis career afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in other people's lives and it was truly special to share this exciting moment with the students of Agassi Prep."
Agassi will be the sole inductee in the Recent Player category. Other inductees will be announced at a later date. The ceremony will be held in Newport, R.I., on July 9.
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