Hewitt advances in Sweden
Fri, 19 Oct 2012 1:17p.m.
Lleyton Hewitt has won his second round match at the Swedish Open tennis tournament, beating Jarkko Nieminen of Finland.
The 31-year-old Australian wildcard entry, who is back at the Swedish tournament for the first time since 2002, beat eighth-seeded Nieminen 7-6 (7-2) 2-6 6-4 on Wednesday.
A day earlier, the Australian veteran ranked 102 showed his experience on the big points to beat No.38 South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-4 4-6 6-4.
In other matches on Wednesday, Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis beat fourth-seeded German Florian Mayer 4-6 6-4 6-2, and Spaniard Nicolas Almagro beat Romanian Marius Copil 6-4 7-6 (7-4).
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