Sad news for Hewitt fans. Speculation had been rife that the Australian tennis player is about to announce his retirement from sports, at age 40, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 21/04/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a tennis player isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a tennis player just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Tuesday evening, #ThankYouLleyton was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Lleyton Hewitt was unlike any other tennis player we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouLleyton”
— @universalObserver, 20 Apr 2021
“Didn't Lleyton Hewitt retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 20 Apr 2021
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