Lleyton Hewitt Knocked Out of US Open

The 2001 US Open champion Lleyton Hewitt lost 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 against big-hitting Czech sixth seed Tomas Berdych.

updated: August 28, 2014 09:38 IST
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Lleyton Hewitt and Tomas Berdych
Tomas Berdych, of the Czech Republic, greets Lleyton Hewitt, of Australia, at the net after defeating him in the second round.

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New York: Lleyton Hewitt's 14th US Open ended in his first straight sets defeat at the tournament for eight years, but the 2001 champion won't talk about retirement, no matter how many times he is asked.

The 33-year-old former world number one, who first played in New York in 1999, lost 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 to big-hitting Czech sixth seed Tomas Berdych on Wednesday and faced the usual barrage of enquiries as to what his future holds.

"Do you think we'll see you here next year?"

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