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Bob Hewitt

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Robert Anthony John Hewitt (born 12 January 1940) is an Australian-South African former professional tennis player and convicted rapist. He has won 15 major titles and a career Grand Slam in both men's and mixed doubles. Hewitt was born in Dubbo, New South Wales.

Hewitt was convicted in 2015 of rape and sexual assault of minors and was sentenced to six years in jail.[1] He was released in 2020.[2]

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  1. "Ex-tennis star charged with rape". BBC News. 2014-06-06. Retrieved 2020-03-09.
  2. "Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt released on parole". News24. 2020-04-24. Archived from the original on 6 May 2020. Retrieved 2020-05-26.