Nelson Mandela, the former South African president who died Thursday at age 95. (AP Photo)

The titan of a man known as Madiba has passed from the troubles of this world. Nelson Mandela died yesterday at age 95, and a host of tennis professionals and observers offered remembrances of the scope and depth of his impact via their websites and Twitter.

Surely Mandela will be recalled for interminable years for his belief in the human spirit in spite of what befell him. With that, here's the eloquent Andre Agassi and many more with thoughts on his life and legacy: 

Feel free to leave your remembrances of Mandela, and as they relate to tennis, in the comment field below. He loved this sport.

Got a thought, a tip, or a point to make? Hit me on Twitter @jonscott9.

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