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Hewitt beats Federer in Brisbane final

/ 04:38 PM January 05, 2014

Lleyton Hewitt of Australia plays a shot in men’s final match against Roger Federer of Switzerland during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. AP

BRISBANE — Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt stunned top seed Roger Federer of Switzerland to win the Brisbane International in three sets on Sunday.

Hewitt raced through the first set then held off a comeback from the world number six to win 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 in two hours, seven minutes.

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