Talk about a perfect birthday present: On the day that he turned 40, it was announced that former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt will be inducted into the International Hall of Fame this summer.
Given his achievements, it’s only fitting that the fiery Australian will be going in on his first appearance on the ballot. Here’s a look at some of the amazing feats Hewitt accomplished over the years. (All Photos Getty Images)
At an age when most young players seeking to pursue a career in professional tennis are digging in for the grind of the juniors, Hewitt was making history at the senior level. Playing in the ATP event in Adelaide, the 16-year-old captured the title, with his run to the championship including a win over former world No. 1 Andre Agassi in the semifinals.
King of New York