Lleyton Hewitt has advanced to the next round at the London Olympics.
Lleyton Hewitt has advanced to the next round at the London Olympics. Getty Images Sport - Jamie Squire

Hewitt keeps Aussie hopes alive

AUSTRALIA'S last tennis hope Lleyton Hewitt has advanced to the next round after a three-set victory over Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky at the London Olympics.

Left as Australia's only medal chance, Hewitt took the first set 6-3 but was left reeling after losing the second 4-6.

But Hewitt, renowned for his fight and determination, gained the important break in the decider before closing out the match 6-3.


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