Lieutenant Rylaarsdam said the District Attorney applied to a Superior Court judge for a warrant to arrest Mr Philippoussis, based on the complaints from students he was coaching.
The judge granted a request that bail be set at US.5m.
THANASI Kokkinakis has recruited former Wimbledon runner-up Mark Philippoussis to help in his preparation at the All England Club.Philippoussis is giving one of the sport's hottest young prospects the benefit of his grasscourt experience.Philippoussis as he works as a personal tennis coach in Northern San Diego County.The news broke as San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore took to Twitter to share that detectives from the department’s Child Abuse Unit are looking for more victims in the case.Mr Philippoussis is segregated away from mainstream prisoners in the downtown San Diego Central Jail due to the nature of the complaints.
He will face arraignment on Friday, California time, where the charges will be formally read.But Kokkinakis beat last year's Wimbledon runner-up and world No.6 Milos Raonic at the Queen's Club lead-up event to shorten his price for his first-round clash with Juan Martin del Potro on Tuesday.Philippoussis has told Kokkinakis to use his big serve and forehand on grass.The father of retired Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis was arrested on Tuesday at his San Diego home on suspicion of sexually abusing two children who he has been coaching in the sport, police said.Nikolaos Philippoussis, 68, will be formally charged at an arraignmnent scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in San Diego County Superior Court, said Lieutenant Greg Rylaarsdam of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.He is being held on .5 million bail pending arraignment, which is scheduled for Wednesday. and the alleged molestation victims took tennis lessons from him," Rylaarsdam told Australian broadcaster ABC.