Philippoussis, an Australian citizen, was ordered to surrender his passport if he does post bail, but his lawyer told the San Diego Union-Tribune that was impossible.Mark Philippoussis, 40, a two-time Grand Slam finalist who was once ranked eighth in the world and helped Australia win the Davis Cup in 19, was in court for the hearing but declined to comment, the newspaper said.The father coached Mark during his pro career, where he reached a career-high world singles ranking of No. The younger Philippoussis won two Davis Cup titles with Australia, in 19. In 2006, Mark opted to go it alone, with reports at the time suggesting he could no longer take his father’s “interfering ways,” the Sydney Morning Herald reported. Open in New York in 2006, according to the Australian newspaper. I just needed to spend some time on my own.” Perry Chiaramonte is a reporter for Fox “Let me tell you, that stuff’s ridiculous,” Philippoussis said after losing to world No. “It’s frustrating when I hear that stuff because I’m a tennis player and athlete. It’s unfortunate when I have to read things about my personal life and my family. Kokkinakis said Philippoussis had a big influence in his comeback win over Damir Dzumhur."He's helped me for a long time, just like in and out whenever he can," Kokkinakis said.THANASI Kokkinakis has recruited former Wimbledon runner-up Mark Philippoussis to help in his preparation at the All England Club.
The judge granted a request that bail be set at US.5m.
If he seeks bail, he would need to put up collateral of .5m or get a bail bond to post 10 per cent of the full amount.
"They're felony charges which carry state prison potential," Lieutenant Rylaarsdam said.
He was being held at San Diego Central jail in lieu of .5 million bond in the meantime.
Philippoussis was taken into custody at his home in the Mira Mar neighborhood of San Diego after investigators established probable cause to support sexual allegations made against him, Rylaarsdam said.