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Andre Agassi Reveals He Stopped Wearing Underwear After 1999 French Open Match

Joe Gallagher@joesgallagherFeatured ColumnistJanuary 22, 2016

FLUSHING MEADOWS, UNITED STATES:  Number two seeded Andre Agassi of the US hits a forehand return to number seven seeded Todd Martin of the US 12 September, 1999, at the US Open Men's Finals in Flushing Meadows, NY.   (ELECTRONIC IMAGE)    AFP PHOTO/Rober
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Andre Agassi has made a startling revelation that has made us all thankful that slow-motion and high-definition technology didn't advance too far before his retirement in 2006.

In an interview for Unscriptd, the eight-time Grand Slam winner revealed  that a wardrobe mix-up that saw him go without underwear for a French Open match in 1999 provoked a rather strange superstition:

Unscriptd @Unscriptd

Andre Agassi shares a very odd superstition he held throughout his career - playing without underwear. https://t.co/vmfR1GkoJi

The American insisted that from that point on, every game he played until retirement was also done commando.

The 45-year-old perhaps took his honesty a little too far, though, by declaring "I'm actually not wearing underwear now."

[Twitter: @UnscriptdSport]

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