October 15, 2005: It looks like Mark is done competing for 2005 as there has been no word of upcoming tournaments. However, some of his plans are shaping up for the 2006 season. Along with the Australian Open, Mark has now received wilcards to the Sydney and Adelaide International Series events. That provides him with a nice chance for some match play before trying his luck at his home country major. The Age is also reporting that Mark will marry fiance Alexis Barbara in December.
October 11, 2005: It appears that Mark is taking this week off as he’s not entered in any of these weeks main tour or Challenger tour events. Thanks to Mark’s two match win last week in France, Mark made a nice move UP the rankings for once. He’s up 6 in the Champions Race to 104 and up 23 in the Entry Rankings to 180.