'01 champ Hewitt surprises del Potro at US Open

Displaying the shots and grit that earned him a U.S. Open trophy a dozen years ago, Lleyton Hewitt came back to surprise 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro 6-4, 5-7, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1 in the second round. The four-hour match Friday night was the ninth time in the past 10 years that two past U.S. Open title winners faced each other at Flushing Meadows. Hewitt was involved four times...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hewitt wins opener in Atlanta

Lleyton Hewitt began warming up Tuesday for the hard courts of the U.S Open with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Eduoard Roger-Vasselin in the first round of a rain-soaked Atlanta Open. The seventh-seeded Hewitt, who was runner-up two weeks ago on grass in Newport, Rhode Island, was one of three seeded players to finish his match before a pair of evening rain delays. Play eventually was suspended...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Russell Rants Against Lleyton Hewitt on Facebook

AP Lleyton Hewitt just can't catch a break. Once famous for being a true Aussie battler who never gave up, the ailing 32 year old is now better known for losing matches in five and being somewhat of a choker. Hewitt lost the final Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport to Nicolas Mahut on Sunday, despite serving for the title at 7-5 5-4. To add to Hewitt's misery, American...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Hewitt blown away at Queen's Club

Former champion Lleyton Hewitt was brushed aside 6-3, 6-2 by towering Ivo Karlovic in opening-round play at Queen's Club on Tuesday. Hewitt, a four time winner at the pre-Wimbledon event, failed to earn a break point in just his eighth match of the season. The Australian former world No. 1 has slumped to 205th in the rankings following injuries, and needed a wild card to compete...
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June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Aging Hewitt wows crowd in upset win

On Saturday night while Serena Williams -- a 6-1, 6-1 winner over Hungary's Greta Arn -- was talking about kinesiology papers, management classes and wanting to get a business degree, Lleyton Hewitt, who had followed her on Rod Laver Arena, was trying to win a tennis match. You can be sure that Hewitt's focus was on nothing other than a fuzzy yellow ball as he tried to track the...
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January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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