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Ashleigh Barty gives no hint of return after walking away from tennis

Ash Barty.

Linda Pearce Australia's finest young female tennis prospect, Ashleigh Barty, will take an indefinite break from the game.

Reality Czech for Aussies in Davis Cup

Liam FitzGibbon Australia's rotten luck in Davis Cup draws continues after it was handed a daunting opening 2015 World Group assignment away to Czech Republic.

Nick Kyrgios and Lleyton Hewitt steer Australia to 2-0 Davis Cup lead

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Brad Elborough Rising teenager Nick Kyrgios and Lleyton Hewitt have both won their Davis Cup singles matches against Uzbekistan to give Australia a two-nil lead in the World Group play-off at Cottesloe Tennis Club.

Lleyton Hewitt left in limbo after US Open exit

Darren Walton Lleyton Hewitt has admitted he is unsure whether he will return to the US Open after completing the worst grand slam season of his celebrated 18-year-career.

Lleyton Hewitt crashes to first round US Open loss

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Darren Walton Lleyton Hewitt has suffered a heavy first-round US Open defeat to complete the worst grand slam season of his celebrated 18-year career.

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Lleyton Hewitt will play in the Australian Open despite US Open defeat

Returning: Lleyton Hewitt will play at the Australian Open next year.

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt's latest US Open may be over, but his grand slam career is not, with the dual major champion intending to make at least one more competitive visit to Melbourne Park next January, and...

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Patrick Rafter urges Lleyton Hewitt to play on in 2015

Pat Rafter and Colin Barnett at the site of Australia's Davis Cup tie in Cottesloe.

Tennis legend Pat Rafter hopes Lleyton Hewitt will play on next year, but says it's crucial for Australia to get back into the Davis Cup World Group for this to happen.

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Nick Kyrgios targets his world No. 1 goal and says Lleyton Hewitt is Australia's leading man

Ace performance: Nick Kyrgios.

Chris Dutton Nick Kyrgios targets his goal of being the world's best, but says Lleyton Hewitt is Australia's leader.

Lleyton Hewitt advances after win in Cincinnati Masters

Lleyton Hewitt of Australia autographs tennis balls for fans after downing Jurgen Melzer.

Australian veteran Lleyton Hewitt has opened his Cincinnati Masters campaign with a three-set win over Austria's Jurgen Melzer.

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Third time lucky for Lleyton Hewitt at Newport

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Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt has defeated second seed Ivo Karlovic 6-3 6-7 (4/7) 7-6 (7/3) to win the ATP Hall of Fame Championships.

Lleyton Hewitt to play Ivo Karlovic in Newport final

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Lleyton Hewitt advanced to his third consecutive final at the ATP Hall of Fame Championships by routing US seventh seed Jack Sock 6-1 6-2 on Saturday.

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Lleyton Hewitt prevails in four to enter second round at Wimbledon

Lleyton Hewitt plays a forehand against Michal Przysiezny of Poland.

Linda Pearce The last of the survivors from 1999 remains an accomplished - a passionate - grasscourter in 2014, and Tuesday's first-round win at the All England Club was his 13th.

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Lleyton Hewitt and the Australian renaissance at Wimbledon

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Linda Pearce Pat Cash, Hewitt’s Australian predecessor as Wimbledon champion, believes Hewitt is still as keen as he is capable.

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Lleyton Hewitt, interrupted, at Wimbledon

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Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt clinging to the hope of reaching a 10th, perhaps last, Wimbledon third round, when play was suspended by drizzling rain.

Lleyton Hewitt loses in a gallant five sets to Jerzy Janowicz at Wimbledon

The final Wimbledon fist-pump? Lleyton Hewitt loses in a five-set second round match to Jerzy Janowicz.

Linda Pearce in London After a typically brave fight back from two sets down, the 33-year-old but could not conjure a win in what could be his last Wimbledon.

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Lleyton Hewitt departs Wimbledon, perhaps for the last time

Lleyton Hewitt shows his exhilaration after levelling the game against Poland's Jerzy Janowicz at two-sets all.

Linda Pearce Lleyton Hewitt is not sure if his farewell wave at Wimbledon was for now, or forever, noting that, at 33, and after so many injuries, he is just one more mishap from “hanging up the bats”...

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Lleyton Hewitt and Luke Saville advance at Newport ATP tournament

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NEWPORT, Rhode Island, July 9 AAP-AFP - Australians Lleyton Hewitt and Luke Saville have advanced to the second round of the ATP grasscourt tournament in Newport, Rhode Island.

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Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Groth into Newport ATP quarter-finals

Lleyton Hewitt in action at Wimbeldon.

Lleyton Hewitt and fellow Australian Sam Groth have advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP grasscourt tournament in Newport, Rhode Island.

Lleyton Hewitt advances to Newport semi-finals

Lleyton Hewitt.

Third seed Lleyton Hewitt advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP Hall of Fame Championships with a 6-4 6-4 victory on Friday over sixth seed Steve Johnson.

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Milos Raonic ousts Lleyton Hewitt in Washington

Lleyton Hewitt has been knocked out of the Washington Open by Milos Raonic.

Lleyton Hewitt has been knocked out of the Washington Open by big-serving Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic.