Perhaps even more deafening than the crowd’s roars, he said, were the rare silences. When he gets asked whether he misses tennis, Agassi thinks about his bad back and his sore hips and the way Roger Federer took him apart “like my kids used to take apart Lego toys.”
“When somebody asks me if I miss the U.S. Open,” he said, “I don’t hesitate. I miss your sound. I miss your silence. I miss giving you everything I had and a little bit more.”
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