Lleyton Glynn Hewitt (born 24 February 1981) is an Australian former tennis player. He was born in Adelaide, South Australia. His father is retired Australian rules footballer Glynn Hewitt (born 1953).
Hewitt was ranked the No.1 in the world and was the youngest ever male player to reach this rank. He played for Australia in the Davis Cup. In August 2000, the Australian Government gave him the Australian Sports Medal. Hewitt won the US Open in 2001 and the Wimbledon Championships in 2002.
Grand slam record[change | change source]
|Year||Australian Open||French Open||Wimbledon||US Open|
|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|
|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|
|2013||Round 1||Round 1||Round 2||Round 4|
|2014||Round 1||Round 1||Round 2||Round 1|
|2015||Round 2||A||Round 1||Round 2|
References[change | change source]
- "Famous why - Lleyton Hewitt".
- "It's an Honour - Honours - Search Australian Honours". itsanhonour.gov.au. Retrieved 26 September 2010.