Llleyton Hewitt wins Kooyong title

  • Lleyton Hewitt beat world number seven Juan Martin del Potro 6-1 6-4 to win the Kooyong Classic title on Saturday.

    The 31-year-old, who has been struck with foot, toe, hip and hand injuries in recent years, also beat Canada's Milos Raonic and the Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych at the eight-man invitational tournament.

    Hewitt, a former world number one, won the Kooyong tournament in 2011.

    He is set to face world number nine Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia in the first round of the Australian Open, which begins on Monday.

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