Originally Posted by mangoes
I think this is getting a bit unfair. He never does well at these events anymore.
Lol, let's have a think about fairness buddy.
Is it fair to the tournament-organisers and investors if the AO decides to give a wildcard to some unknown 'up-and-coming' player over a Melbourne-native and two-time grand-slam finalist who will draw huge crowds and profits?
Is it fair to the Australian crowds if they are not able to see their Davis-Cup hero and one of Australia's biggest tennis names over some unproven, uncared for up-and-comer?
Is it fair to Tennis Australia, who have invested hundreds-of-thousands of dollars in Philipoussis' success, that he is not provided with the best opportunity to finally fulfill his massive talent and provide some return on investment?
Is it fair to Philipoussis, who has spent more than half his career in injury, that he is not provided with opportunities to get himself back into shape?