$50,000 USTA Pro Circuit Challenger
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October 16 - 23, 2006
Calabasas - With solid shots and powerful
serves, Mark Philippoussis (AUS) moves into the quarterfinals with a win
over Harel Levy (ISR) 6-3, 6-4.
Philippoussis, who has been working out in
Las Vegas with Darren Cahill and Gil Reyes, showed he has the potential
for a big come back. "I feel I still have my best tennis ahead of me",
he said after his match. With a positive attitude and perhaps a new
outlook on the game, Philippoussis appears to be well on his way. "Everyday, when
I wake up, I tell myself I'm going to give 100%". He will turn 30 in a
Philippoussis is seeded fourth which leaves
room for a very exciting weekend at the $50,000 Calabasas Challenger.
Robert Kendrick (USA), who took Rafa Nadal 5 sets at Wimbledon this year
and first seed Danai Udomchoke (THA) are still battling for this title.
This is a rare opportunity to see such high quality tennis in a local
Hosting the tournament is the Calabasas
Tennis & Swim Club run by Top Seed Tennis Academy. Tuesday night, Top
Seed Academy hosted USTA/WTT league Night. Tennis community leaders were
recognized for their dedication to tennis in the San Fernando Valley.
Tournament Director, Jeff Richards (pictured below) says attendance is
up from last year and so far everything is going well. Click on the Daily Schedule link to get the latest match times.
Local Phenom, Sam Querrey
Shines in Calabasas Challenger
Photography by Adam