ARTICLES RELATING TO BOB HEWITT

State can't reopen Hewitt case

2015-02-18 14:33

The State has been denied permission to reopen its case against former Grand Slam tennis champion and rape accused Bob Hewitt.

Ex-student defends Hewitt

2015-02-18 13:47

One of Bob Hewitt's former tennis students has testified in his defence in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

My daughter said nothing about rape - dad

2015-02-17 19:05

Suellen Sheehan's father Michael has testified that his daughter did not reveal she had been raped by former tennis champion Bob Hewitt.

Hewitt was never alone with alleged victim, court hears

2015-02-17 16:13

Australian-born former Grand Slam tennis champion Bob Hewitt was never alone with one of his rape accusers, Suellen Sheehan, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge has heard.

Credibility of alleged Hewitt victim under spotlight

2015-02-17 13:16

The credibility of one of former tennis champion Bob Hewitt's alleged victims has come under the spotlight as journalists testify about interviews with her.

Nothing wrong with 'love' letters - Hewitt's wife

2015-02-13 18:14

The wife of former tennis champion Bob Hewitt has told the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge, that she saw nothing wrong with his letters to a 12-year-old tennis student.

Letters would have upset Hewitt, court hears

2015-02-13 14:00

Former tennis coach Bob Hewitt has told the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge, that he would have been upset if an older man had written letters to his minor daughter.

Hewitt regrets replying to love letters

2015-02-12 21:54

Rape and sexual assault accused Bob Hewitt has had a hard time explaining the "puppy love" relationship he had with one of his tennis students, Theresa "Twiggy" Tolken.

Victim wrote Hewitt letters

2015-02-12 17:04

A woman who has accused former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape wrote letters to him, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge, has heard.

Hewitt fails in bid to have case struck from roll

2015-02-12 12:08

Former tennis champion Bob Hewitt's bid to have his rape case struck from the roll has failed, with Judge Bert Bam saying his application was without merit.

 

Hewitt case drawing to a close

2015-02-18 14:33

The rape and sexual assault case of Bob Hewitt is slowly nearing its end after the defence team closed its case in the High Court in Johannesburg.

According to Google I wasn't in SA - Hewitt

2015-02-17 20:09

Bob Hewitt had an alibi for the time period during which he allegedly raped Suellen Sheehan, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge, has heard.

I'm not siding with Hewitt - victim's mom

2015-02-17 17:15

Despite not believing her daughter's claims that Bob Hewitt raped her, Judy Sheehan says she is not siding with the former Grand Slam tennis champion.

Victim’s mom denies knowledge of alleged Hewitt rape

2015-02-17 14:22

Suellen Sheehan's mother, Judy, has denied having any knowledge of her daughter being allegedly raped by former tennis champion Bob Hewitt.

Sheehan never told media she was raped

2015-02-17 11:58

In an article, one of Bob Hewitt's alleged victims said the former tennis champion sexually assaulted her, but she made no mention of rape, the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Hewitt's wife stands by her husband

2015-02-13 15:09

The wife of former tennis champion Bob Hewitt has told the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge, that she stands by her husband's side.

Hewitt offered ‘girl talk’ to alleged victim

2015-02-13 12:31

Australian-born former tennis champion Bob Hewitt encouraged one of his alleged rape victims, Theresa ‘Twiggy’ Tolken, to discuss ‘girly things’ with him, the South Gauteng High Court has heard.

Hewitt gave 'fatherly love' - testimony

2015-02-12 19:48

Australian-born former tennis champion Bob Hewitt says that he tried to give "fatherly love" to one of the women who have accused him of rape and indecent assault.

Hewitt denies rape claims

2015-02-12 14:39

Australian-born former tennis champion Bob Hewitt has denied the two rape and one sexual assault claims made against him by at least three women he coached in the 1980s and 1990s.

Hewitt wants rape charge dismissed

2015-02-11 18:22

Former tennis doubles star Bob Hewitt's lawyer has indicated he will apply for his client's discharge in the rape and indecent assault case against him.

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