SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11: Mark Philippoussis of Australia trains under the watch of father Nick at the Adidas International at the Sydney International Tennis Centre on January 11, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
LONDON - JULY 4 : Mark Philippoussis's father watches his son in action against Sebastien Grosjean of France in the Mens Singles semi final during day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club on July 4, 2003 in London. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11: (L-R) Mark Philippoussis of Australia talks with his father Nick during a training session during the Adidas International at the Sydney International Tennis Centre on January 11, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 30: Nick Philippoussis, father of Mark Philippoussis, sheds a tear after Australia's win over Spain in the Davis Final match against Spain at Melbourne Park, on November 30, 2003 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images).
VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - A San Diego tennis instructor is being held on $9.2 million bail Thursday for charges including sexual intercourse with a child ten years old or younger.
68-year-old Nikolaos (“Nick”) Philippoussis pleaded not guilty in Vista court.
He was arrested at his home in Mira Mesa on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with two nine-year-old children.
The incidents happened at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, Philippoussis' home, and his car said prosecutors.
According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, Nick Philippoussis worked as a personal tennis coach in North County.
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Philippoussis is the father of retired professional tennis player Mark Philippoussis, who attended Thursday's Vista court hearing.
The defense attorney told 10News the Philippoussis family was shocked by the charges.
Prosecutors said Thursday the 14 counts could lead to 210 years to life in prison if Philippoussis is tried and convicted.
SDSO detectives are currently investigating and ask anyone with information related to the arrest to call the Sheriff's Department at 858-974-2310.