Hewitt withdraws from Masters

2005-11-08 07:49
Melbourne - Lleyton Hewitt has withdrawn from the Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai because of the pending birth of his first child with Australian actress Rebecca Cartwright.

Cartwright is expected to give birth within the next two weeks. The Masters Cup begins on Sunday.

Hewitt won the eight-man Masters Cup in 2001 in Sydney and in 2002 in Shanghai.

"I am extremely disappointed as I have always enjoyed playing Tennis Masters Cup and had a great time in Shanghai in 2002," Hewitt said in a statement on Tuesday.

"With my baby due in the next two weeks, it is not possible for me to come."

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