Australian great Lleyton Hewitt won his 30th career title in Newport on Saturday with a victory over Ivo Karlovic, and followed it up with a doubles win w/ countryman Chris Guccione!
Australian tennis star, Lleyton Hewitt, makes 3rd finals appearance versus Croatian powerhouse Ivo Karlovic, in the Singles Finals Match at 2pm July 13.
Australian player Samuel Groth will face off against big serving Croatian, Ivo Karlovic in the Championship Semifinals to be held Saturday, July 12.
The five seeded players in action today at Newport all advanced into the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.
Steve Johnson defeated Clay Thompson, Ivo Karlovic fired 17 aces to dismiss Robby Ginepri, past champion Rajeev Ram defeated Matt Ebden, and Australian Sam Groth upset No. 5 seed Donald Young.
Leading off the action on Center: USC great Steve Johnson & UCLA star Clay Thompson will face off in a PAC-12 clash, and later in the day big serving Ivo Karlovic faces past champ Robbie Ginepri.
Players and fans gathered to kick off the tournament with the official Draw Party on a beautiful Newport night, preceded by some golf & tennis with Brad Faxon and Lleyton Hewitt.
Chris Evert, Mary Carillo, Justin Gimelstob, Brad Parks, and Steve Flink
to present, and more than 20 Hall of Famers to attend the Class of 2014 Enshrinement Ceremony on July 12!