March 27, 2001: While Mark’s run at the Ericsson Open was cut short by Federer 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 2-6, it wasn’t all bad news – his clothing sponsor, FILA, extended its contract with Philippoussis til 2003.
March 26, 2001: It’s become something of a relief for Mark when he has to face Chang, Saturday marked the fourth consecutive win for Mark over Chang. At the second round of the Ericsson Mark advanced 7-6 (7-2), 6-4.
March 23, 2001: The Ericsson Open is underway, and seeded 16th Mark had a first round bye. He will face Michael Chang in the second round. More photos were added to the Ray Giubilo gallery and two articles on Davis Cup also added.