Andre Agassi massacred fellow American Justin Gimelstob 6-0 6-1 6-1 in just
66 minutes on Thursday to reach the third round of the U.S. Open Tennis
Championships. The sixth seed produced a one-sided a performance at the
hardcourt major with some devastating power play from the back of the court.
Gimelstob, who fought off cramps in a heroic five-set first round victory
over Dutch qualifier Edwin Kempes, had no answer for his compatriots aggression.
Watched by wife Steffi Graf and son Jaden Gil, Agassi tore through the first set
in only 17 minutes on a rainy day four at Flushing Meadows to set the pace for
“You never know how a day is gonna go and I think it was a surprise to both
of us the way it went out there,” Agassi said.