Lleyton Hewitt’s son, Cruz, wins Australian junior tennis title
The 12-year-old cruised to victory with out dropping a set, in keeping with the Australian Related Press, and even went on to win the Underneath-12s doubles title alongside Asher Brownrigg.
“So proud to take dwelling the title within the Claycourt Nationals,” he wrote on Instagram. “Had an amazing week in Canberra.”
Whereas Cruz is little doubt exhibiting loads of potential, he nonetheless has an extended strategy to go to succeed in the excessive requirements set by his father, a two-time grand slam champion.
On prime of his victories at Wimbledon and the US Open, Lleyton turned the youngest male participant to succeed in world No. 1 within the ATP period in November 2001. He additionally received the Tour Finals twice and the US Open males’s doubles title in 2000.
After the event, proud dad and mom Lleyton and Bec posted images with Cruz. “What every week for the little fella Cruz Hewitt successful the Nationwide Claycourt singles and doubles titles! Proud mama!!” Bec wrote.
Lleyton added: “Nationwide Claycourt Champ Cruz Hewitt.”