Lleyton Hewitt


Lleyton Hewitt was the youngest man to achieve the world No. 1 ranking in 2001 at the age of 20, buoyed by his upset win over Pete Sampras in the U.S. Open final. The following year, he won the Wimbledon singles title defeating David Nalbandian in the final. He lead Australia to the Davis Cup title in 1999 and 2003 and currently serves as the Australian team captain.

Career Highlights

-Hewitt achieved World No.1 ranking in November 2001.

-He won back to back Tennis Masters Cup titles in 2001 and 2002.

-Between 1997 and 2016, Hewitt competed in twenty consecutive Australian Open men’s singles tournaments, reaching the 2005 final where he was defeated by Marat Safin in four sets.

-He won two Davis Cup titles with Australia in 1999 and 2003.

-Hewitt won two Grand Slam singles titles (U.S. Open, Wimbledon) and one Grand Slam Doubles Title (U.S. Open).

-33 career titles – 30 in singles; 3 in doubles