When Lleyton Hewitt and Kim Clijsters were engaged way-back-when, to many it seemed like an odd pairing. No way does match.com yoke these two. He was the combative No. 1, who relished the battle and compensated for an absence of height with oversized heart, spleen and guts.
Former World No.1 Lleyton Hewitt put up a battling display before losing in three sets to Spain's Fernando Verdasco at the Hopman Cup in Perth Sunday,
Australian Lleyton Hewitt has advanced to the second round of the Atlanta Tennis Championships thanks to a 6-4 6-4 defeat of American wild card Phillip Simmonds.
One of the top touring bands of this summer is New Kids on the Block. How can this be? Because tastes and ascetics are fungible. The music you hated as teenager could, conceivably, become enjoyable later in life. Just as the movies you once enjoyed often failed the test of time. And books are often better or worse -- but seldom equal -- in re-reading.
Lleyton Hewitt hopes his first experience of playing at the Australian Open's former venue in Kooyong will stand him in good stead for his 15th consecutive appearance at the season's first grand slam next week.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt has declared himself fully fit for the 2011 season, insisting that his string of recent injury problems are well and truly behind him.
Lleyton Hewitt defeated Roger Federer in the final of the Gerry Weber Open, ending the world number two's 29-match unbeaten streak at the grass-court tournament.
Roger Federer will resume his rivalry with Australia's Lleyton Hewitt when the two tennis superstars play in the final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal stepped up his bid for a fifth French Open crown with a straight sets win over former world number one Lleyton Hewitt in Paris on Saturday.
Hopman Cup hosts Australia suffered a shock defeat in the opening match of the mixed teams tennis tournament in Perth on Saturday, losing 2-1 to Romania.
Australia's Lleyton Hewitt saved two match points in a second-set tie-break before beating Sweden's Robin Soderling 3-6 7-6 6-4 to reach the second round of the Cincinnati Masters.
Former champion Lleyton Hewitt is targeting more Wimbledon success after dumping fifth seed Juan Martin Del Potro out in the second round of the men's singles on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal made light work of former world number one Lleyton Hewitt to reach the fourth round of the French Open on Friday.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt claimed his first ATP Tour title in over two years as he beat Wayne Odesknik of the United States in the final of the U.S. Clay Court Championship in Houston.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt is through to his first clay-court final in 10 years after a straight sets victory over Russian Evgeny Korolev at the US Men's Clay Court tournament in Houston, Texas.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt reached the semifinals of the U.S. Clay Court Championship in Houston with a 6-3 6-4 win over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt continued his fine run at the U.S. Clay Court Championships with a straight sets win over Sergio Roitman of Argentina 6-1 6-3 in Houston.
Australia's former world number one Lleyton Hewitt fought back from a set down to reach the second round of the Miami Masters with victory over Israel's Dudi Sela.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt fell victim to eighth seed Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei in the first round of the ATP tournament in Delray Beach, Florida.
Top seed Andy Roddick edged out Lleyton Hewitt in a battle of the former world number ones to reach the final of the Memphis Open.
Lleyton Hewitt continued his fine run in the ATP tournament in Memphis by beating fellow-Australian Chris Guccione to reach the quarterfinals as his comeback gathers pace.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt stepped up his comeback after injury by upsetting third seed James Blake in the opening round of the ATP tournament in Memphis.
I know you'll never touch this question but here's nothing. Serena said: Being a Jehovah's Witness kept her from voting in the election, but didn't prevent her from watching Barack Obama's campaign and victory. "I try to stay politically neutral, don't get involved in worldly matters," she said. "For me, because I am black, seeing that happen, I would be blind if I didn't take interest in it or I would be lying if I said I wasn't interested in what was going on. Obviously I am." As an African-American, I'm curious as to whether winning slams and other tennis tournaments is somehow religious or unworldly? My point is that she and her sister set a poor example for young kids. Voting is ungodly but chasing Slams isn't? Your opinion? -- Ray Vinson, Hampton,Va.
Australian Lleyton Hewitt bowed out of his home Grand Slam event after an epic five-set match against 13th seed Fernando Gonzalez at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.
Cruz Hewitt, born on Thursday, joins 3-year-old sister Mia Rebecca
The Aussie champ calls the news of his wife's second pregnancy "fantastic"
Lleyton Hewitt started his challenge for a record fifth Queen's Club title with a 6-4 6-4 first round win over Briton Josh Goodall on Monday.
Spanish fifth seed David Ferrer wore down Australian Lleyton Hewitt to move into the fourth round of the French Open In Paris with a 6-2 3-6 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory on Saturday.
Lleyton Hewitt will start his preparations for the French Open in Paris this week, hopeful that he can overcome a persistent hip injury and be ready to take part when the tournament starts on May 25.
Home hope Lleyton Hewitt and top seed Richard Gasquet of France were upset in the second round of the Sydney International on Wednesday, setting back their preparations for next week's Australian Open.
Lleyton Hewitt got off to a solid start in the Sydney International by beating Frenchman Nicolas Mahut 6-3 6-4.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt reached the quarterfinals of the Mumbai Open by winning two matches on Thursday in the rain-plagued tournament.
World number one Roger Federer battled back from a break down in the final set to fend off a rejuvenated Lleyton Hewitt 6-3 6-7 7-6 on Saturday to reach the final of the Cincinnati Masters.
Lleyton Hewitt produced a commanding performance to beat Spaniard Carlos Moya 6-2 6-4 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters where he will renew his rivalry with current world number one Roger Federer.
With the women's last eight already decided, day nine was a chance for the men to catch up, and to carve out the list of finalists.
Day five saw some of the tournament's big names take to the courts, and, for the most part, surpass their respective opponents without much of an upset.
Lleyton Hewitt picked up a title for the first time in eight months when he beat Austrian Juergen Melzer 6-4 7-6 to win the Las Vegas Open on Sunday.
Lleyton Hewitt, the 2004 winner, pulled out of the Rotterdam Open on Tuesday because a strained hamstring had failed to heal in time for his opening match.
Australia have been forced to come to terms with the plummeting status of their men's tennis squad, after crashing out to Belgium in the first round of this year's Davis Cup competition.
Lleyton Hewitt's hopes of winning his home grand slam disappeared for another year as an inspired Fernando Gonzalez knocked him out in a third round match at Saturday.
Lleyton Hewitt has appointed former Davis Cup team-mate Scott Draper as his coach after being left in the lurch when Roger Rasheed quit last week.
Lleyton Hewitt has crashed out of the Adelaide International at the hands of world number 94 Igor Kunitsyn of Russia.
Lleyton Hewitt will use the Adelaide International tournament to fine tune his preparations for the Australian Open in January.
Third seed Lleyton Hewitt reached the third round of the Legg Mason Classic with a gritty 6-7 7-6 6-4 victory over Vincent Spadea in a two-hour 32-minute slugfest in Washington on Wednesday.
Cyprus' Marcos Baghdatis sent former champion Lleyton Hewitt crashing out of Wimbledon on Wednesday with a 6-1 5-7 7-6 6-2 quarterfinal win.
Lleyton Hewitt kept his Wimbledon campaign alive by completing a marathon five-set victory over South Korea's Lee Hyung-Taik.
Lleyton Hewitt won the Stella Artois Championships for a record-equaling fourth time when he beat American James Blake 6-4 6-4 at London's Queen's Club on Sunday.
French Open champion Rafael Nadal suffered an injury scare ahead of Wimbledon as he was forced to retire from his Queen's Club quarterfinal against Australia's Lleyton Hewitt with a left shoulder problem.
Champion Rafael Nadal had to dig deep into his reserves to tame a tenacious Lleyton Hewitt 6-2 5-7 6-4 6-2 in the fourth round of the French Open at Roland Garros on Monday.
Lleyton Hewitt's preparations for the French Open have been disrupted by a leg injury which has forced him to withdraw from next week's Hamburg Masters.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt will miss next week's Rome tennis Masters for the second year running, joining an exodus from the clay-court event.
Tim Henman ended an eight-match losing streak against Lleyton Hewitt with a 7-6 6-3 second-round victory at the Nasdaq-100 Open in Miami on Saturday.
Lleyton Hewitt reached the quarterfinals of a tournament for the third time this year by defeating Jan Hernych 6-3 6-3 in the Tennis Channel Open in Las Vegas.
Third seed Lleyton Hewitt crushed Paul Goldstein 6-4 6-2 in the SAP Open first round, his first match since the Australian Open.
Australia's Lleyton Hewitt will miss next month's Davis Cup first round tie with Switzerland as he nurses an ankle injury.
Third seed Lleyton Hewitt has been ousted 6-4 6-4 6-7 6-2 by bitter Argentine rival Juan Ignacio Chela in the second round of the Australian Open.
Andreas Seppi saved two match points in a stunning 4-6 7-5 7-5 win over world No.4 Lleyton Hewitt at the Sydney International.
Top-seeded Lleyton Hewitt shrugged off the stomach virus that almost caused his early exit from the Sydney International, advancing to the quarterfinals with a 6-1 6-4 win on Wednesday over Austria's Jurgen Melzer.
Lleyton Hewitt survived four match points to edge past Justin Gimelstob and take his place in the Thailand Open quarterfinals.
A listless Lleyton Hewitt came alive in the nick of time to claim a place in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open with a 2-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 6-1 victory over unseeded Jarkko Nieminen.
Third-seeded Australian Lleyton Hewitt eked out a 6-3, 3-6, 6-7, 6-2, 7-5 victory over big-serving American Taylor Dent to reach the last 16 at the US Open in New York.
World No. 3 Lleyton Hewitt quit the Montreal Masters ATP event Tuesday after suffering from gastroenteritis during his first round tie against French qualifier Florent Serra.
World No. 2 tennis player Lleyton Hewitt will marry his television star girlfriend Bec Cartwright in a ceremony at the Sydney Opera House Wednesday afternoon.
The Davis Cup quarterfinal between Australia and Argentina exploded into controversy as Lleyton Hewitt and Guillermo Coria were involved in a bitter war of words after Hewitt gave the home side a 1-0 advantage.
Defending champion Roger Federer swatted Australian Lleyton Hewitt aside 6-3 6-4 7-6 to reach the Wimbledon final and stay on course for a hat-trick of titles.
Defending champion Roger Federer advanced to the second round at Wimbledon, easily beating Paul-Henri Mathieu of France 6-4 6-2 6-4 on Monday.
Croatian colossus Ivo Karlovic returned to haunt Lleyton Hewitt by knocking out the Australian top seed 7-6 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the Stella Artois event.
Lleyton Hewitt is limiting his preparation for the French Open to the World Team Championships in Duesseldorf, after deciding to withdraw from next week's Hamburg Masters.
Third seed Lleyton Hewitt held off a late charge by Argentine David Nalbandian to win a drama-packed match 6-3 6-2 1-6 3-6 10-8 and reach his first Australian Open semifinal.
Lleyton Hewitt stretched his winning streak to 18 at the Sydney International Thursday to set up a semi-final showdown with the 'Beast of Belarus' .
Defending champion Lleyton Hewitt scored an emphatic opening win in the Sydney International with a 6-1 6-2 victory over Slovak Karol Beck on Tuesday.
Lleyton Hewitt has decided upon a different Australian Open build-up as he bids to become the first home winner in 29 years.
Fired-up Lleyton Hewitt defused hard-hitting Andy Roddick 6-3 6-2 in Houston, as he raced into the final of the Masters Cup for the third time in four years.
Australian Lleyton Hewitt, still with a chance to finish second in the year-end rankings, rallied to beat Spain's Carlos Moya 6-7 6-2 6-4 at the ATP Masters Cup on Tuesday.
Australia's Lleyton Hewitt broke the hearts of French fans by defeating teenager Gael Monfils in the Paris Masters second round.
Kim Clijsters' romance with Australian Lleyton Hewitt is over and they will not be getting married in February as planned, the Belgian has said.
Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt needed three sets to beat home favorite Goichi Motomura and advance to the third round of the Japan Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.
Lleyton Hewitt tamed big-hitting Swede Joachim Johansson, cruising through 6-4 7-5 6-3 in one hour 59 minutes, to reach his second U.S. Open final, in New York.
Swede Joachim Johansson has pulled off the biggest upset of the U.S. Open by knocking out crowd favorite Andy Roddick in a rain-interrupted marathon five-setter.
Second seed Lleyton Hewitt enjoyed a comfortable passage into the final of the Long Island Cup when Russian Dmitry Tursunov retired from their semi-final match because of a back injury.
Lleyton Hewitt continued his U.S. Open preparations with a 6-1 6-4 win over Michael Llodra en route to the quarterfinals of the ATP Long Island Cup.
Second seed Lleyton Hewitt claimed his third title of the year when he beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-3, 6-4 in the Legg Mason Classic final in Washington.
Lleyton Hewitt launched his ATP Washington Classic campaign with a 6-1 6-2 first round win over Kenneth Carlsen of Denmark.
Lleyton Hewitt crushed Tommy Robredo 6-3 6-2 to set up a Masters Series final against Andy Roddick or Andre Agassi.
Australia's Lleyton Hewitt moved into the semi-finals in Ohio with a 6-4 6-4 victory over 14th-seeded Russian Marat Safin.
Defending champion Roger Federer downed Australian Lleyton Hewitt 6-1 6-7 6-0 6-4 to reach the Wimbledon semifinals.
Champion Roger Federer is on a Wimbledon collision course with the man whose title he took, Lleyton Hewitt.
Mark Philippoussis recovered from losing the opening set to bring Australia level against Argentina in the World Team Championship.
Roger Federer continued his claycourt improvement by crushing Lleyton Hewitt 6-0 6-4 in the semi-finals of the Hamburg Masters.
Lleyton Hewitt saved nine set points from 5-1 down in the second set for a 6-4 7-5 victory over local hero Tommy Haas in the Hamburg Masters second round.
Germany's Rainer Schuettler will keep a photo souvenir of his three sets victory over Lleyton Hewitt in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.
Swiss world No. 2 Roger Federer played some breathtaking tennis to come from behind and end Lleyton Hewitt's Australian Open 4-6 6-3 6-0 6-4 on Monday.
Carlos Moya still hopes to play in next week's Australian Open despite quitting Saturday's Sydney International final against Lleyton Hewitt through injury.
Australia's Lleyton Hewitt and Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne strolled into their respective finals at the Sydney International after both their opponents succumbed to illness.
Greg Rusedski put his off-court problems aside to beat Argentina's Juan Ignacio Chela in the first round of the Sydney international.
A first-round showdown between newly-engaged tennis stars Lleyton Hewitt and Kim Clijsters will grab center-stage in the Hopman Cup mixed team event in Perth, which starts on Saturday.
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