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Tennis: Younger controversies plague Australians

Tennis Australia has probably had more downs than ups with its players this season, with Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic at the forefront of troubles, while Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Groth fueled Australia’s quarterfinal comeback against Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup. Bernard Tomic Nick Kyrgios & Bernard Tomic The younger Aussies are the highest ranked among the Australian players...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hewitt, Groth rally Australia to Davis Cup quarterfinal win

It took two replacement players, including Davis Cup stalwart Lleyton Hewitt, to help restore some pride to Australian tennis. Facing a 2-0 deficit after dropping the opening singles matches on Friday, Australia came back to win its Davis Cup quarterfinal on grass in the tropical northern city of Darwin on Sunday when Sam Groth and Hewitt won their matches in the reverse singles...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Lleyton Hewitt Plays His Last Wimbledon Match: The Lawnmower’s Run On Grass Is Over

Lleyton Hewitt’s tennis career isn’t over, but his Wimbledon career is. Jarkko Nieminen, also playing in his last Wimbledon, extended his stay another match (but only one more match; Novak Djokovic is next) at the Big W. In a marvelous match, Nieminen defeated Hewitt, 11-9 in the fifth set. The battle took almost four hours on the first day of The Championships and gave Hewitt...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-champ Lleyton Hewitt granted Wimbledon wild-card entry

  Lleyton Hewitt will be making his final main draw appearance at Wimbledon after the 2002 champion was granted a wild card for the singles tournament by the All England Club on Wednesday. The 34-year-old Australian is planning on retiring at the Australian Open next January. A former World No. 1, Hewitt has won just one match this year and has dropped to 117th in the rankings....
Via AP on Fox
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lleyton Hewitt Selling Ocean House For Just $5.5 Million (AUD)

It seems like I was just writing about a weird house that former tennis star Lleyton Hewitt was selling in Australia. Now comes…
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell upsets 3rd-seeded Hewitt in straight sets in Memphis

Michael Russell upset third-seeded Lleyton Hewitt of Australia 6-3, 7-6 (6) on Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships. With the win, the 35-year-old American reached his third career ATP Tour semifinal and first since Newport in 2013. Russell, who lives in Houston, needed an hour, 48 minutes to finish off the former world No. 1, and he finally...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis returns Down Under at the Australian Open

Time now for a long-awaited Australian open preview! We’ve now had a couple of warm-up tournaments to look at the potential contenders, and some predictions are in order for the year’s first Grand Slam. Firstly, in the warm-up tournaments, aging hometown hero Lleyton Hewitt took down perennial contender and champion Roger Federer, so don’t be surprised if Hewitt makes a Jimmy...
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Retired Rafter returns to play doubles with Hewitt at Australian Open

Australian Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter and Lleyton Hewitt have entered the doubles competition at the Australian Open as a wild-card entry, with both players admitting they're planning to have ''a bit of fun.'' It comes less than a month after John McEnroe criticized the current state of the doubles game, saying the standard of players is poor and the money would be better spent...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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