Mark Philippoussis Net Worth, Tennis Playing, Awards

Mark Philippoussis Net Worth
Mark Philippoussis Net Worth

 

Popular Name: Mark Philippoussis
Real Name: Mark Anthony Philippoussis
Birth Date: November 7th, 1976
Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Age: 46 years old
Gender: Male
Nationality/Citizenship: Australian
Height: 6ft
Weight: 103 kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s): Silvana Lovin
Children: Maria, Nicholas
Profession: Professional Tennis Player rd.
Years active: 1994–present
Net Worth: $6 Million
Last Updated: 2022

 

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Mark Anthony Philippoussis widely known as Mark Philippoussis is a 46-year-old Australian retired professional tennis player of Greek and Italian descent as born on November 7th  in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Just as we are going to reveal to you Mark Philippoussis net worth, we would as well feed you with other interesting pieces of information like his early and personal, and tennis career to help you know him to a very good extent.

Early And Personal Life

Mark Anthony Philippoussis widely known as Mark Philippoussis is a 46-year-old Australian retired professional tennis player of Greek and Italian descent as born on November 7th  in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Mark Philippoussis’  father, Nikolaos is of Greek heritage, and his mother Rossana Italian.

Mark  Philippoussis bagged an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship.

He also attended  ‘Maribyrnong College’ and later attended  ‘Wesley College’.

Mark Philippoussis stands 196 cm or 6 feet tall and weighs 103 kg

Mark Philippoussis practices the Catholic faith (Christianity).

Talking about relationships and love life, Mark Philippoussis in 2004, got into a nine-month relationship with an Australian singer, Delta Goodrem.

Consequently, Delta Goodrem’s  “comeback” single, “Out of the Blue“, was actually written about Mark Philippoussis’s support for her while she battled cancer.

Their relationship crashed as a result of a controversial newspaper report that Mark Philippoussis had been unfaithful.

After the breakup with Delta Goodrem, Mark Philippoussis started a new relationship with actress Jennifer Esposito in 2009.

Mark Philippoussis later got married to a model Silvana Lovin in August  2013.

The couple has two children together, a son, Nicholas, and a daughter, Maria.

Mark Philippoussis Tennis Playing Career

Just before we go into Mark Philippoussis net worth, let us tell you about his tennis playing career, being the strength behind his net worth.

Mark Philippoussis got his early coaching from his father, Nickolas Anthony.

He began playing tennis when he was six years old.

Mark Philippoussis was later coached by former 1987 Wimbledon champion Pat Cash.

In 1994, Mark Philippoussis emerged at the third position in the singles ranking for juniors.

Mark Philippoussis also emerged as junior doubles champion with Ben Ellwood in Australia, Wimbledon, and Italy.

Mark Philippoussis became a professional tennis player in 1994.

In 1995, Mark Philippoussis at the age of 19,  was the youngest tennis player in the year-end top 50.

In 1996, Mark Philippoussis got to the 4th round of the Australian Open upsetting Pete Sampras in the 3rd round and in doubles with Patrick Rafter.

In May 1997, Mark Philippoussis recorded a personal best 229.0 km/h (142.3 mph) serve in a game he had lost to Albert Costa.

While he grew in his career, Mark Philippoussis was best described as having one of the fastest serves in the game.

At the 1998 US Open, Mark  Philippoussis emerged at his first Grand Slam final.

He lost to a fellow Australian Patrick Rafter.

In January 1999, Mark Philippoussis alongside Jelena Dokić won the Hopman Cup for Australia.

They defeated Sweden’s Åsa Carlsson and Jonas Björkman in the final tie.

Mark Philippoussis and Jelena Dokic’s victory was actually the first time ever that Australia had won the Hopman Cup and again the only time until Nick Kyrgios and Daria Gavrilova won again in January 2016.

In March 1999, Mark Philippoussis got to the top 10 for the first time and remained there for 10 weeks.

Mark Philippoussis progressed to the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in 1999 for the second straight year.

There Mark Philippoussis retired in the second set against Sampras after he won the first set.

As the match went on, Mark Philippoussis sustained moderate cartilage.

tear in his left knee and underwent arthroscopic surgery after four days.

Mark Philippoussis got back to professional tennis playing, seven weeks later at the Indianapolis Tennis Championships.

He however lost his second-round match after getting a bye in the first round.

Mark Philippoussis didn’t play again until October in Singapore and lost in the second round.

Mark Philippoussis emerged at No. 19. in 1999.

The year 2000 was the fourth year in which Mark  Philippoussis emerged in the top 20, at No. 11.

Mark Philippoussis got to the fourth round at the Australian Open.

He however lost to eventual champion Andre Agassi.

Mark Philippoussis defeated No. 2 Sampras 8–6 in the fifth set at the French Open in a first-round match.

Nevertheless, he lost in the fourth round to Juan Carlos Ferrero.

Mark Philippoussis for the third year made it to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon but lost yet again to Agassi.

That notwithstanding, Mark Philippoussis appeared in his second Olympic Games in Sydney and lost in the third round to gold medalist Yevgeny Kafelnikov.

Mark Philippoussis finished 2002 in the top 100 seventh time in eight years.

Though he lost a title, Mark Philippoussis relocated from Miami to the San Diego area in September 2002.

Mark Philippoussis in Davis Cup

Mark Philippoussis had always been proud to represent his country in Davis Cup.

However, his personal issues with John Newcombe and Tony Roche deterred his commitment and willingness.

Mark Philippoussis despite the several misunderstanding,  played a big role in making Australia triumph at the  27th Davis Cup.

Australia’s victory was the second only to the United States with 31.

Mark Philippoussis underwent knee surgery and as a result, stayed at the Davis Club.

In February 2003, Pat Rafter retired, and John Fitzgerald and Wally Masur were the new Davis Cup captain and coaches.

Mark Philippoussis won the cup for Australia in the Melbourne Final and played against Spain.

Mark Philippoussis defeated  Spain’s Juan Carlos Ferrero in a 7–5, 6–3, 1–6, 2–6, 6–0 battle.

In 2006, Mark Philippoussis ranked No. 114 and lost to Rafael Nadal as a wildcard entry in the first round of the 2006 US Open.

The Australian Davis Cup team lost against Argentina in an unpredictable 5–0. On 22 September.

Mark  Philippoussis was beaten by David Nalbandian 4–6, 3–6, 3–6, in the first match of the series.

Mark Philippoussis subsequently played in some of Challenger tournaments after the Davis Cup semifinals.

Mark Philippoussis won the Calabasas tournament, beating Amer Delic, 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), 6–3, in the final.

Mark Philippoussis defeated the Russian Dmitry Tursunov, 6–4, 7–6, at the 2007 Hopman Cup.

During his second match against Jérôme Haehnel, Mark Philippoussis was forced into retirement after hyperextending his knee.

An MRI showed that he had torn cartilage in his knee, and as a result of that Mark Philippoussis missed the rest of the season.

In 2008, Mark Philippoussis secured a protected ranking of No. 119 and was permitted to use that ranking for entry into eight tournaments.

However, Tennis Australia was unhappy about Mark Philippoussis’s lack of matchplay and not being willing to play in the Australian Open wildcard playoff.

They said Mark Philippoussis won’t be given any special treatment and that he would have to earn his wildcard.

Mark Philippoussis had to use one of his protected ranking tournament entries.

In his first match of the Australian Open Wildcard playoff, Mark Philippoussis was drawn against reigning Australian Open juniors champion Brydan Klein.

Mark Philippoussis really had a  fiery contest.

Mark Philippoussis lost his second match to Sam Groth, 4–6, 3–6, but due to other players’ injuries.

He progresses to the quarterfinals, and he was to play Rameez Junaid.

Due to another knee injury requiring surgery, Mark Philippoussis couldn’t play.

Mark Philippoussis for the first time since November 2006, appeared in a pro tour match.

Mark Philippoussis lost to fifth seed Michael Yani, 4–6, 4–6, in the first round of the Challenger of Dallas.

He also rounded up in some of the events on the Champions Series, winning two tournaments and topping the rankings for 2010.

In 2012, Mark Philippoussis played for the Philadelphia Freedoms of World Team Tennis.

The Team used the No. 1 overall pick to draft Mark Philippoussis, who formally played for the team in 2002.

Mark Philippoussis was the team’s marquee player in July 2012 when they faced the Boston Lobsters and traveled with the team to their matches against the Sacramento Capitals and Orange County Breakers.

Mark Philippoussis contested his first match on the ATP World Tour in nine years since he won the 2006 Newport title.

Mark Philippoussis’ contest came after receiving a wild card into the qualifying rounds of the 2015 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships while he was 38 years old.

Mark Philippoussis  lost to Eric Quigley 6–7(1), 6–7(4).

He also played doubles in the tournament with Ryan Harrison and won the first round to qualify for the quarter-finals.

Mark Philippoussis however lost to the second seeds, Austin Krajicek and Rajeev Ram.

Mark Philippoussis won the 2017 RPIA Championships in Toronto, he beat Andy Roddick in the finals.

Mark Philippoussis Awards

Mark Philippoussis had throughout his career received various awards the most notable of them all being the  ATP Comeback Player of the Year Award.

Mark Philippoussis Net Worth

Mark Philippoussis net worth was something so many people dreamt for.

Mark Philippoussis had gathered a fortune.

He was usually paid  $7 million dollars each tournament winning and summing everything up would have been something just more than huge.

However, Mark Philippoussis lost all he had as a result of his inability to manage wealth.

Currently, Mark Philippoussis net worth is exactly Five hundred thousand dollars $ 500, 000.

Conclusion

Mark Philippoussis was an outstanding and incredible tennis guru who won several tournaments beyond the odds and even when he loses he gets up immediately and faces the next battle.

Despite the loss incurred and his retirement from tennis playing, Mark Philippoussis net worth will certainly increase before the end of the year 2022.

Mark Philippoussis net worth rise is going to be a result of the clothing business he ventured into after his retirement in 2008.

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