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The Sunday Mail, p. 47 - 16 January 2000
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Lleyton sizzles…as Scud pulls the plug; Last teams fly in for race

The Sunday Mail, p. 47 - 16 January 2000

Adelaide; News Limited

Newspaper, 410 x 300 mm

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At 20 years of age, Adelaide’s Lleyton Hewitt became the youngest player ever to achieve number one world ranking. Hewitt turned professional in 1998 and won his first tournament in that year. He made his Davis Cup debut for Australia in 1999. Hewitt won his first Grand Slam championship in 2001, beating Pete Sampras in the final of the US Open.

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