This former skilled tennis star from Australia, who nearly received at Wimbledon, seems to be fully totally different now with a gray, stubbly beard. Standing at 6ft 5in tall, he confronted off in opposition to Roger Federer within the 2003 Wimbledon closing, taking two units to tie-breaks earlier than ultimately shedding 6-7, 2-6, 6-7. He additionally misplaced the 1998 US Open closing to Patrick Rafter, however in his prime, he was ranked eighth on the earth in 1999. Regardless of not successful both Grand Slam closing, he earned a powerful £5.5million in prize cash throughout his profession from 1994 to 2008. Are you able to guess who this thriller tennis participant is? It’s none aside from Mark Philippoussis, who’s now 46 years outdated. In distinction to his taking part in days when he had darkish hair and was clean-shaven, Philippoussis now sports activities a gray beard. In 2021, Philippoussis revealed his disgrace about having to ask buddies for meals throughout a interval when he was struggling financially and unable to work attributable to harm and despair. He expressed deep remorse concerning the impression of his actions on his household and family members.