[Yahoo] Philippoussis out of Australian Open (AP)

Rusty Backhand
01-13-2005, 04:46 AM
Mark Philippoussis officially withdrew from the Australian Open on Thursday with a thigh muscle injury. Organizers said the former Wimbledon and U.S. Open finalist was injured while playing for Australia in the Hopman Cup in Perth two weeks ago. The 28-year-old Philippoussis had been receiving chiropractic treatment in a bid to be ready for the opening Grand Slam of the year starting in Melbourne on...