Hewitt Advances to Quarterfinals

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Former champion Lleyton Hewitt rallied from two sets down to beat Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic and
reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

Hewitt was broken four times in the first two sets Monday but held serve the rest of the match to win 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.

The Australian broke for the second time in the decider to take a 5-2 lead and then served out the match when Stepanek sent a shot wide. The 2002 champion dropped to one knee and pumped his fist repeatedly in celebration.


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