The 12-year-old cruised to victory with out dropping a set, based on the Australian Associated Press, and even went on to win the Under-12s doubles title alongside Asher Brownrigg.

“So proud to take home the title in the Claycourt Nationals,” he wrote on Instagram. “Had a great week in Canberra.”

While Cruz is little doubt exhibiting loads of potential, he nonetheless has a protracted option to go to achieve the excessive requirements set by his father, a two-time grand slam champion.

On prime of his victories at Wimbledon and the US Open, Lleyton grew to become the youngest male participant to achieve world No. 1 within the ATP period in November 2001. He additionally received the Tour Finals twice and the US Open males’s doubles title in 2000.

Lleyton Hewitt watches his son Cruz play in the 12 & Under 2019 Australian Open.Lleyton Hewitt watches his son Cruz play in the 12 & Under 2019 Australian Open.

After the match, proud dad and mom Lleyton and Bec posted images with Cruz. “What a week for the little fella Cruz Hewitt winning the National Claycourt singles and doubles titles! Proud mama!!” Bec wrote.

Lleyton added: “National Claycourt Champ Cruz Hewitt.”



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