Lleyton Hewitt

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Lleyton Hewitt at Wimbledon in 2004

Lleyton Glynn Hewitt (born 24 February 1981) is an Australian tennis player. He was born in Adelaide, South Australia. His father is retired Australian rules footballer Glynn Hewitt (born 1953).

Hewitt was once ranked the No.1 in the world and was the youngest ever player to reach this rank.[1] He played for Australia in the Davis Cup. In August 2000, the Australian Government gave him the Australian Sports Medal.[2] Hewitt won the US Open in 2001 and the Wimbledon Championships in 2002.

Grand slam record[change | change source]

This table shows Hewitt's performance in each Grand Slam tournament in singles.

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1997 Round 1 A A A
1998 Round 1 LQ LQ LQ
1999 Round 2 Round 1 Round 3 Round 3
2000 Round 4 Round 4 Round 1 Semi-final
2001 Round 3 Quarter-Final Round 4 Winner
2002 Round 1 Round 4 Winner Semi-Final
2003 Round 4 Round 3 Round 1 Quarter-Final
2004 Round 4 Quarter-Final Quarter-Final Final
2005 Final A Semi-Final Semi-Final
2006 Round 2 Round 4 Quarter-Final Quarter-Final
2007 Round 3 Round 4 Round 4 Round 2
2008 Round 4 Round 3 Round 4 A
2009 Round 1 Round 3 Quarter-Final Round 3
2010 Round 4 Round 3 Round 4 Round 1
2011 Round 1 A Round 2 A
2012 Round 4 Round 1 Round 1 Round 3
2012 Round 1 Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
2013 Round 1 Round 1 Round 2 Round 4
2014 Round 1

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