Mark Philippoussis (AUS)

Birth date:11/7/76

Birthplace:Melbourne, Australia

Current Residence:Del Mar, San Diego

Current Champions Rank:

Highest Champions Rank:1

Current Year Record:

BIOGRAPHY

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

+In 1998, Philippoussis reached his first Grand Slam final at the U.S. Open losing to fellow Australian Patrick Rafter.

+On March 29, 1999, he entered the top 10 ranking for the first time in his career and stayed there for 11 weeks reaching his all time high Ranking of 8th.

+He advanced to the quarter finals at Wimbledon for the second straight year and retired in the 2nd set against no. 1 Pete Sampras after having won the first set due to a torn ligament.

+After three knee operations Philippoussis made himself available regularly for Davis Cup and hired a new physical trainer. It seemed to work, as he made the 2003 Wimbledon final, losing to Roger Federer 6-7, 2-6, 6-7 [2].

+14 Career Titles; 11 in singles, 3 in doubles



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