> Hewitt, like Agassi, gave Federer everthing he could handle for 3 sets.
> This semi result was a big improvement over his previous recent
> matches against Federer where he was waxed.
> That semi should be confidence-builder for Hewitt. He clearly had
> Federer on the defensive for a good portion of that match and he was a
> little unfortunate not to have taken it to five sets.
> Given enough meetings with Federer...he might even win a match. ;-)
Actually, some people gave him credit. The reason more people did not give
him credit is obvious. Although the guy has been born with a lot of tennis
talent, he was given hardly any charisma. Let's face it, Hewitt is disliked
by a lot of players on the tour and many tennis fans due to his antics on
the court, which I won't bother to document here. When one is disliked at
Hewitt is, people are very hesitant to give credit where credit is due. But
I must admit that he has improved his game and his behavior of the court as