Tag: Andrei Pavel

South Seas Island Resort Features Pavel-Blackwood Tennis Academy

By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   We have a trivia question for tennis buffs. Who was the SECOND-to-last player who Andre Agassi beat in his storied tennis career? Any ideas? Stumped? Don’t go to ATPWorldTour.com and cheat. It was Andrei Pavel of Romania, who played a very much overlooked and overshadowed first round match against Agassi at the 2006 U.S. Open, Agassi final pro event. Pavel was nearly the player who put Agassi into retirement, but fell in a nail-biting four-set night match 6-7(4), 7-6(8), 7-6(6), 6-2. The match was overshadowed by Agassi’s second round match, ultimately his final pro career… Read More