$50,000 USTA Pro Circuit Challenger of Calabasas    Main Draw PDF   Daily Schedule  Complete Results
October 16 - 23, 2006

Amer Delic (USA)

Calabasas - Bosnian-born Amer Delic (USA), ranked No. 134. will meet Mark Philippoussis (AUS), currently ranked No. 129, in the $50,000 Calabasas Challenger Finals.

In 1999, Philippoussis was ranked No. 8 in the world. In 2001, he led Australia to a Davis Cup title. He has 11 career singles titles and 3 doubles titles. His ranking has dropped due to injuries, After receiving a wildcard into the 2006 Campbell's Hall of Fame Championships in Newport, Rhode Island, he won the title and began his come back.

The 24 year old Delic plays for the United States and resides in Jacksonville, Florida. He has been on the tour for three years and is looking for his first tour title.

Delic is 6'5", 205 lbs. Philippoussis is 6'5", 217 lbs. The difference will be experience and age. Philipoussis will be turning 30 in a couple weeks. They have never played each other before.

The finals will start at 12:00 with doubles teams Robert Kendrick (USA)/ Cecil Mamiit (PHI) against Harel Levy (ISR)/ Sam Warburg (USA). The singles final will follow.


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