Tennis

Hewitt wins again, moves to 4th round at US Open

Share This Story

   
 

NEW YORK (AP)

Former champion Lleyton Hewitt made the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2006 with a 6-3, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-1 victory over Evgeny Donskoy on Sunday.

The 32-year-old Hewitt is a win away from making his first Grand Slam quarterfinal since Wimbledon in 2009.

The former No. 1-ranked Hewitt, who had fusion surgery on his left toe last year, has shot up from 233rd to 66th since his latest comeback.

His victory over Donskoy, ranked 102nd, came two days after Hewitt, the 2001 U.S. Open winner, beat 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro in a five-setter.

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by



Tennis Videos

Djokovic tops Federer in five-set Wimbledon final Posted: Jul 06, 2014
Novak Djokovic captures his second Wimbledon title while denying Roger Federer a...

Dramatic Moments of the Week: 6/2-6/8 Posted: Jun 09, 2014
We count down the most dramatic moments from the week in sports, including the K...

Williams sisters bounced at Roland Garros Posted: May 28, 2014
Andy Roddick on Venus and Serena losing on the same day at the French Open.

More Than Sports on MSN

Fox Sports Store