The father of Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis has been arrested in the US for allegedly molesting two minors he was coaching, authorities said.
Nikolaos Philippoussis, 68, is charged with multiple counts of lewd and lascivious acts with two minors, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said.
He was arrested at his residence in Mira Mesa, a neighbourhood in San Diego, on Tuesday.
Nikolaos Philippoussis (pictured bottom right) is charged with multiple counts of lewd and lascivious acts with two minors
Philippoussis works as a personal tennis coach in Northern San Diego County and the alleged victims took lessons from him.
San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore posted on Twitter that detectives from the department’s Child Abuse Unit are looking for more victims in the case.
The investigation is ongoing.
The 68-year-old is the father of Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis (pictured with his wife)