Height: 5’11” / 180 cm
Weight: 170 lbs / 77 kg
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Lleyton Hewitt is a celebrated Australian tennis player, who finished his career in 2016. The fans farewelled their favorite player, incredibly talented and hardworking. Lleyton lost his last match to David Ferrer at the Australian Open. But he has no second thoughts about it.
“I tried to get 100% of myself during the years of my career”, Lleyton Hewitt told in his interview.
His career way really looks impressive. He won two Grand Slam titles in 2001 and a year later he got the victory at Wimbledon. During his years in tennis Lleyton won 30 titles, and 23 of them he had got before 2004.
The reason of it was a toe operation. Lleyton Hewitt suffered from chronic arthritis, as a result of which was misshapen foot. Now he has a metal plate in the toe.
After his last match Lleyton Hewitt thanked to all his fans. He used to tell, that the idea to leave was quite hard for him, as he was a competitor in nature. He remembered his first match at the Australian Open, when he was just 15 years old.
Lleyton was introduced to tennis by his parents, both athletes. The boy started to play at an early age and turned professional in 1998. Then he defeated another tennis star Andre Agassi.
Currently Lleyton devotes his free time to his wife and three kids. He makes occasional appearances on the court too.
Name: Lleyton Glynn Hewitt
Date of Birth: February 24, 1981
Place of Birth: Adelaide, Australia
Place of Residence: Nassau, Bahamas and Kenthurst, Australia
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Education: Immanuel College
He is married.
Wife: Bec Hewitt (an actress; married since 2005)
He was previously engaged to a tennis player Kim Clijsters.
Lleyton has 3 children with his wife:
1) Daughter Mia Rebecca Hewitt (born in 2005)
2) Son Cruz Lleyton Hewitt (born in 2008)
3) Daughter Ava Sydney Hewitt (born in 2010)
Awards and Honors:
1) ATP Player of the Year in 2001
2) Young Australian of the Year in 2003
3) Vogue Australia Sportsman of the Year
4) Member of the Order of Australia in 2016
…and many others
Hobbies and Interests: Australian Football and Golf