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Lleyton Hewitt’s championship form was on display on Saturday, 28 June, at the David Lloyd Riverview tennis venue when he scored a smash hit with a zealous crowd of athletes and fans at the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Dublin.
Hewitt who’s racked up championships ever since he was 16 (at 15, he was the youngest player ever to qualify for the Australian Open) is a superstar in the sport of tennis and as Special Olympics athletes well know, the ultimate role model for the best moves in the game.
Hewitt and his coach, Roger Rasheed, took the court with athletes in a game that proved to be as exciting as a finals match, with athletes hitting the ball with timing and accuracy that kept Hewitt and Rasheed on their toes and spectators riveted to their seats.
www.lleytonhewitt.biz /specialolympics.htm   (2602 words)

  Lleyton Hewitt Blog - powered by TennisUniverse.com
Lleyton Hewitt continued his confident start to the 2006 US Open with another straight sets victory in the third round of the tournament on Sunday.
Lleyton Hewitt had a great day on Thursday as he cruised into the third round of the US Open, and worries about his knee injury eased a little.
Lleyton Hewitt's chances of making a run at the US Open title are not looking too clever at the moment.
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  Lleyton Hewitt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hewitt was a part of the Australian Davis Cup Team which won the Davis Cup in 1999 and 2003, and reached the finals in 2000 and 2001.
Hewitt pulled out of the Masters Cup Tournament in Shanghai in November 2005 so that he could be with his wife Bec as the birth of his first child grew near.
Hewitt was featured in one of the episodes of Prince of Tennis (anime/manga) and was shown as being defeated at the U.S. Open by the main character of the series, Ryoma Echizen.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lleyton_Hewitt   (2135 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt - Picture - MSN Encarta
Australian tennis player Lleyton Hewitt hits a forehand during the 2001 United States Open.
The 20-year-old Hewitt defeated American Pete Sampras in the Open final in straight sets to win his first grand slam title.
Hewitt finished the year ranked first in the world, the youngest male player to accomplish the feat.
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 Lleyton Hewitt
Lleyton Hewitt (born February 24, 1981, Adelaide, Australia), is a former World No.1 professional tennis player from Australia and the winner of the 2001 US Open and 2002 Wimbledon men's singles titles.
Hewitt is known for his fierce competitiveness on the court.
Hewitt defeated Andy Roddick to advance to the final of the 2004 Tennis Masters Cup, but was defeated by defending champion Roger Federer.
www.basictennis.com /lleyton-hewitt.htm   (715 words)

 The comeback kid? Lleyton Hewitt. :: Sunday Profile
Lleyton reveals why he and Rebecca have sold their stories to the tabloid media, ever-hungry for details of the private lives, and whether he thinks that has, in some respects, made them fair game.
LLEYTON HEWITT: I don't think so, you know, right at the start, obviously, Mia was the number one priority in life, and that's always going to be the case for anyone that has a young child, and you know, that always changes things right at the start I think, and yeah, it's fantastic.
LLEYTON HEWITT: That was basically just an outlet, otherwise you had millions of people coming up and stalking you for photos the whole time, so that was pretty much a decision based on, you know, trying to get one outlet, and not getting harassed by five million people around the place.
www.abc.net.au /sundayprofile/stories/s2113690.htm   (3038 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt Online - Biography
Hewitt's mother Cherilyn Rumball is a former champion netballer while his father Glynn Hewitt is a AFL footballer, whereas his sister Jaslyn has followed in his footsteps and is a champion junior tennis player.
Lleyton Hewitt began his tennis career at a grass court at his West Lakes home which his family owned.
From the 30th of December, 2001 to the 5th of January, 2002, Lleyton Hewitt played in the Hopman Cup alongside partner Alicia Molik, although having to withdraw due to being diagnosed to Chicken Pox.
www.geocities.com /lleytonhewittonline/LHOBiography.htm   (649 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt Online
Hewitt is the youngest tennis player in history to have ever received this status.
Otherwise, any images of Lleyton Hewitt found on this website are copyright to their respectful owners and can only be taken if it is understandable that this website DOES NOT hold the copyright over them.
Lleyton Hewitt Online is a non-profitable website which has been made strictly under self-interest in the tennis player, without any other reasons.
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 FOXNews.com - Lleyton Hewitt Wins Tennis Channel Open - Tennis
Lleyton Hewitt won the Tennis Channel Open for the third time, outlasting fourth-seeded Jurgen Melzer 6-4, 7-6 in the final Sunday.
Hewitt, the former world No. 1, committed 21 unforced errors and wasn't as dominant as his convincing victories in the quarterfinals and semifinals.
Hewitt improved to 26-3 in the event, also capturing titles in 2000 and 2003 when it was played in Scottsdale, Ariz.
www.foxnews.com /printer_friendly_wires/2007Mar04/0,4675,TENLasVegas,00.html   (360 words)

 Pro Tennis Fan: Lleyton Hewitt
AN expletive-laden tirade from Lleyton Hewitt was the catalyst for coach Roger Rasheed to sever ties with the fiery tennis ace.
Hewitt turned what had appeared a comfortable passage from the round-robin stage of his home tournament into a disastrous defeat by the gritty Russian that was played out over almost three hours in stifling evening heat and ended with a forehand winner on Kunitsyn's sixth match point, but the first on his own serve...
LLEYTON Hewitt failed to turn up to an intellectually handicapped fundraiser held in his honour last week because he was busy on the golf course, it emerged yesterday.
www.protennisfan.com /lleyton_hewitt/index.html   (6135 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt enemies - Sport - smh.com.au
"Hewitt seems to think that he's come to Iraq; that they are going to plant a bomb," Argentinian Davis Cup player Jose Acasuso said this week of Hewitt employing two personal bodyguards for the tie.
Coria's antics made Hewitt burst: "He tried hip and shouldering me at the end of the first set and he complained the whole day." Coria was just as upset by Hewitt and said that on the court "you really feel like killing him".
Hewitt was playing a hardcourt tournament in South Australia and after being booed for his unsportsmanlike behaviour, he questioned the "stupidity of the Australian public".
www.smh.com.au /news/sport/lleyton-hewitt-enemies/2006/09/22/1158431904099.html   (860 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt News - The New York Times
Martina Hingis and Lleyton Hewitt, who both breezed through the first round on Tuesday, are trying less to recapture their past than to keep pace with their future.
Lleyton Hewitt, seeded eighth, joined John McEnroe and Boris Becker as the only four-time winners of this grass-court warm-up for Wimbledon.
No matter what side of the taste boundary Lleyton Hewitt seems to be teetering on, he clearly feels at home on the courts at the National Tennis Center.
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 Hewitt's chilly reception - Tennis - Sport - theage.com.au
Lleyton Hewitt keeps his eye on the ball during his four-set loss to Fernando Gonzalez on Rod Laver Arena last night.
Hewitt tightened his serve in the third set, but still could make no inroads into Gonzalez, until the Chilean suddenly served consecutive double faults - only his second and third of the match - to give Hewitt three set points.
Hewitt at his peak would never have been so generous.
www.theage.com.au /news/tennis/lleyton-misere/2007/01/21/1169096034329.html   (856 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt keeps head up | Herald Sun
LLEYTON Hewitt's injured hip is like the elephant in the room - the less said, the better.
Publicly Hewitt has been keeping a low profile, but Drysdale said the ultimate hope is that the tissue tears in Hewitt's left hip capsule would not require surgery in the long term.
Hewitt did not make a formal request to tournament organisers for a late start, but no Australians were scheduled to play on opening day yesterday.
www.news.com.au /heraldsun/story/0,21985,23756888-3162,00.html   (553 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt: Back in Fashion? | The New York Observer
Hewitt, a 26-year-old 16th seed, won his two Grand Slams when men's tennis was in a tattered state -- post-Sampras, pre-Federer.
But Hewitt has made the argument this year that his game -- he's arguably still the best serve-returner in tennis -- is coming back to form.
Hewitt, who last won at Wimbledon in 2002, thinks he's still got what it takes to win another Grand Slam.
www.observer.com /2007/lleyton-hewitt   (364 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt Bio - Associated Content
Having said that, it was only a few years ago when Australian, Lleyton Hewitt and American, Andy Roddick were being hailed as tennis’ future and a pair who were expected to produce one of their sport’s greatest rivalries.
Over the next two years Hewitt quickly progressed up the world rankings and eventually became the youngest person in the history of tennis to be ranked number one (20 years old).
Hewitt is generally described as a first-class jerk.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/51251/lleyton_hewitt_bio.html   (538 words)

 Lleyton served for shirt sledge - Tennis - Sport - smh.com.au
Hewitt no match for Federer, says Dominik Hrbaty who raised eyebrows with his unconventional fashion sense at the US Open.
After copping a tennis lesson from Lleyton Hewitt and then discovering his conqueror had sledged him at the post-match press conference, Dominik Hrbaty decided to hit back.
Hrbaty claimed Hewitt didn't beat him, rather his 49 unforced errors had gifted the South Australian victory, and that he shouldn't expect the same generosity from Federer, who has won his last 15 sets and eight matches against Hewitt.
www.smh.com.au /news/tennis/shirts-a-ripper/2005/09/07/1125772567496.html   (721 words)

 ESPN.com: TENNIS - Hewitt's intensity makes him a winner
CINCINNATI -- Lleyton Hewitt has used the outside distractions -- fines or whatever -- to fuel his play at the Tennis Masters Series in Cincinnati this week.
Lleyton Hewitt is locked in right now, and nothing can distract him.
Hewitt is extremely tough once he gets into the match.
espn.go.com /tennis/columns/mcenroe_patrick/1416464.html   (291 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt
Lleyton Glynn Hewitt (IPA: See pronunciation of Lleyton Hewitt.) (born 24 February 1981) is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Australia.
Hewitt is ranked 28 in the world, as of 27 May 2008.
Hewitt is known for his competitiveness and wins most of his matches with relentless aggression, fitness, consistent shots, and hi...
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 Hyundai Hopman Cup (Official Mixed Teams Competition of the International Tennis Federation) :: Home
Exciting news for tennis fans as it has been announced that Australia’s Number 1 players, Lleyton Hewitt and West Australian Casey Dellacqua, have accepted invitations to represent Australia at the 2009 Hyundai Hopman Cup in Perth.
Currently ranked World Number 19 he returns to Perth for his fourth Hyundai Hopman Cup appearance, where his record is 12 - 3 overall (6 - 2 in singles and 5 - 1 in mixed, including a Finals appearance in 2003).
Hewitt also won the US Open 2000 doubles title and has earned over $17 million in prizemoney.
www.hopmancup.com   (447 words)

 Newsvine - lleyton-hewitt
Novak Djokovic ended Lleyton Hewitt's 12th attempt at capturing his national title with a 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 fourth-round Australian Open win Monday before a crowd that included pregnant Australian actress Nicole Kidman and her country singer husband, Keith Urban.
Hewitt expresses his support for the new surface Plexicushion which ousted Rebound Ace at this years Australian Open.
LLEYTON Hewitt is prepared to accept short-term ranking pain to help the ambitious medium-term gain of a return to the top 10 by the time the first Australian Open on Plexicushion starts at Melbourne Park in January
www.newsvine.com /lleyton-hewitt   (650 words)

 TENNIS.com - Article Instruction - Strategy - Lleyton Hewitt's Defense
Unlike a regular stroke, which requires small adjustment steps, Hewitt is on the extreme defensive and must make one large stride to reach the ball.
There aren’t many people with the core strength and the flexibility in the legs and ankles (his left one is scraping the court) to pull this move off.
Hewitt is in such a desperate situation that his body is almost completely turned away from the net.
www.tennis.com /yourgame/instructionarticles/strategy/strategy.aspx?id=219   (481 words)

 BBC SPORT | Tennis | Hewitt champion again at Queen's
Lleyton Hewitt won the Stella Artois Championships at Queen's Club for the fourth time with victory over James Blake on Sunday.
It is Hewitt's 25th careeer title and his first since Sydney in January 2005.
Hewitt cranked up the pressure to break in the seventh game, which was enough to see the Australian claim the title.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/tennis/5092608.stm   (307 words)

 Hewitt Blows Past Overmatched Muller (washingtonpost.com)
Lleyton Hewitt wins his third title of the season, beating Gilles Muller on Sunday in the final of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic.
While Muller, a former top-ranked junior player, might be starting an upswing in his professional career, the 23-year-old Hewitt could be approaching the form he demonstrated in 2001 when he finished the year in the top spot on the ATP tour.
Hewitt moves on to the ATP stop on Long Island next week, in his final preparation for the U.S. Open.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A23918-2004Aug22.html   (982 words)

 Lleyton Hewitt becomes father
"Lleyton and Bec are absolutely thrilled," the couple's manager Rob Aivatoglou said in a statement released by Tennis Australia.
Hewitt is a former Wimbledon and US Open champion while Cartwright was an actress in the Australian television soap opera "Home and Away".
She was a regular fixture in the Hewitt family supporters box during the Australian Open but their sudden engagement and announcement they were expecting a child caught everyone by surprise.
in.rediff.com /sports/2005/nov/29hew.htm   (242 words)

 Score Centre | ATP Masters Series
World No. 1 Roger Federer survived an epic battle against a resurgent Lleyton Hewitt to reach the final.
Lleyton Hewitt avenged his loss in the 2002 Cincinnati final against Carlos Moya to reach the semis.
Lleyton Hewitt set up a rematch of the 2002 final against Carlos Moya after defeating Jurgen Melzer.
www.atpmastersseries.tv /page/LiveStats/0,,11444,00.html   (369 words)

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