Lleyton Hewitt

Country Australia

Adelaide, South Australia Sydney, NSW

Nassau, Bahamas
Date of birth 24 February 1981 (1981-02-24) (age 29)
Place of birth Adelaide, South Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1998
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money US$18,291,036
Career record 540–190 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles 28
Highest ranking No. 1 (19 November 2001)
Current ranking No. 34 (23 August 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open F (2005)
French Open QF (2001, 2004)
Wimbledon W (2002)
US Open W (2001)
Major tournaments
Tour Finals W (2001, 2002)
Olympic Games 2R (2008)
Career record 85–58 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 18 (23 October 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1998, 2000)
French Open 2R (1999)
Wimbledon 3R (2000)
US Open W (2000)

Hewitt was featured in the Times magazine as the 34th best tennis player among 40 in 2005. He has a fierce competitive spirit in him.


Hewitt has a lot of determination; he is capable of turning around a losing match in his favor.

Hewitt has one of the best overhead smashes in the game. Hewitt has an excellent placement of serve and his serves have become one of the best in tennis. He waits for his opponent to make an error.

Hewitt is a big fan of Rocky films. Even now he shouts 'come on' at turning points in matches.


  • 2001–ATP Player of the Year
  • 2001–Most Popular South Australian
  • 2002–ATP Player of the Year
  • 2002–Australia's Male Athlete
  • 2002–ESPY Best Male Tennis Player
  • 2003–Young Australian of the Year
  • 2003–Vogue Australia Sportsman of the Year
  • 2003–Most Popular South Australian 


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Serena Williams

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Simona Halep

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