Posted June 24, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Former champion Lleyton Hewitt upset 11th-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 in the first round of Wimbledon on Monday. Playing his 15th consecutive Wimbledon and his 57th Grand Slam overall, Hewitt made the most of his opponent's mistakes to progress. Wawrinka had 44 unforced errors and exited the tournament in the first round for the fifth time. Hewitt won the title at the All England Club in 2002. After being hampered by various injuries, the gritty Australian player dropped to No. 233 in the ATP rankings last year. But his play improved and he's currently ranked No. 70 after reaching the semifinals at Queen's.
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