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Hewitt battles back in second set for Vegas win

Updated: March 5, 2007, 12:56 AM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Lleyton Hewitt won the Tennis Channel Open for the third time, outlasting fourth-seeded Jurgen Melzer 6-4, 7-6 in the final Sunday.

The second-seeded Hewitt dropped the first three games of the second set and later fought off four set points before winning the thrilling tiebreaker. A Melzer double-fault put Hewitt in command, giving him an 11-10 lead.

Hewitt capitalized on the next point, getting Melzer to hit it into the net. It was Hewitt's 26th career ...

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