Agassi ready for one final run

After much speculation, Andre Agassi announced the U.S. Open would be his last tournament. As for Wimbledon, Brad Gilbert writes that announcing his decision now can only help Agassi's focus on the court.

Updated: July 1, 2006, 6:14 AM ET
By Brad Gilbert | Special to ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- I talked with Andre the last couple of days and you knew this announcement was possible, but I didn't know it was going to happen today -- that this is going to be his last Wimbledon and that the U.S. Open would be his last tournament. It's a sad day, but I'm happy for him that he chose to announce it here, the site of his first Grand Slam title.

And I was glad I could be there when he made the announcement.

You could see it was a hard decision, but you ...

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