He concluded his professional tennis career at Wimbledon 2016 in the Gentlemen's doubles competition, where he played alongside countryman Jordan Thompson and lost to eighth seeds Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in the second round. His father, Glynn, is a former Australian Rules Football player, and his mother, Cherilyn, was a physical education teacher.His younger sister is Jaslyn Hewitt, a former tennis coach and bodybuilder and his brother-in-law (Jaslyn's husband) is Rob Shehadie.After Wimbledon in 2003, Hewitt lost in the final of the tournament in Los Angeles, the second round of the ATP Masters Series tournament in Montreal, and the first round of the ATP Masters Series tournament in Cincinnati.

He's been married to actress Bec Hewitt for more than a decade, the couple welcoming three children during their 12 year marriage.

And tennis legend Lleyton Hewitt has gushed about his relationship with his soap star wife, revealing to Today on Friday they couldn't be happier.

born 24 February 1981) is an Australian professional tennis player and former world no. He is the last Australian male to win a Grand Slam singles title.

In November 2001 Hewitt became the youngest male ever to be ranked no.

Lleyton also played Australian Football until the age of 13, when he decided to pursue a tennis career.

He became one of the youngest winners of an Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament when he won the 1998 Next Generation Adelaide International, defeating Jason Stoltenberg in the final, having defeated Andre Agassi in the semifinals.

He followed his 2001 US Open win by capturing the Wimbledon singles title.

He defeated Jonas Björkman, Grégory Carraz, Julian Knowle, Mikhail Youzhny, Sjeng Schalken and home favourite Tim Henman before dominating first-time finalist David Nalbandian in straight sets; Hewitt lost only two sets (both to Schalken) throughout the championship.

At the French Open, he was defeated in a quarterfinal by Argentine Gastón Gaudio.

At Wimbledon, he was defeated in a quarterfinal by Federer, and at the US Open, he was defeated in the final by Federer, losing two out of the three sets at love.

He captured his first Grand Slam singles title at the US Open in 2001, when he beat former world no.