By Robert H. Kelly
Copyright 2008 TexSport Publications
HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 25, 2008) It was announced recently that Lleyton Hewitt will be competing in the River Oaks US Men's Clay Court Championships in 2009. Lleyton is a former number one world ranked player and the youngest player in ATP history to achieve the top ranking spot.
He holds 26 career ATP singles titles including both a Wimbledon and US Open Championship. Lleyton has been sidelined the second half of 2008 with an injury and will resume a full competitive schedule beginning in January.
He is widely regarded as one of the most focused and intense players in the world.
The River Oaks US Men's Clay Court Championships is schedule for April 6-12, 2009 at River Oaks Country Club in Houston.