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Jaslyn Hewitt
Jaslyn Hewitt
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Full nameJaslyn Hewitt-Shehadie
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1983-02-23) 23 February 1983 (age 37)
Adelaide, Australia
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$60,889
Singles
Career record73-87
Highest rankingNo. 304 (2 May 2005)
Doubles
Career record43-48
Highest rankingNo. 322 (31 January 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)

Jaslyn Hewitt-Shehadie (born 23 February 1983) is a former professional tennis player from Australia. She is the younger sister of Lleyton Hewitt.

Biography

Tennis career

A right-handed player from Adelaide, Hewitt was highly ranked in junior tennis and represented Australia at the 2000 Commonwealth Youth Games in Edinburgh.[1]

Hewitt had a best singles ranking of 304 in the world on the professional circuit.[2] In 2001 she featured in the main draws of two WTA Tour tournaments, the Croatian Bol Ladies Open and Belgium's Sanex Trophy, which was followed by home appearances at the 2002 Sydney International and 2005 Gold Coast Hardcourt. Her biggest title win came at the Canberra ITF in 2004, where she beat top seed Evie Dominikovic in the final of the $25,000 tournament.[3] As a doubles player she competed as a wildcard in the main draw of the women's doubles at the Australian Open every year from 2002 to 2005.

Personal life

During her career she was in a relationship with Swedish tennis player Joachim Johansson, which lasted for five years.[4]

In 2010 she married actor Rob Shehadie at a ceremony in Port Douglas.[5]

ITF Circuit finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 3 (1-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 7 April 2003 Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan 5-7, 6-4, 5-7
Runner-up 2. 15 August 2004 Hampstead, United Kingdom Hard India Sania Mirza 6-4, 1-6, 0-6
Winner 3. 27 September 2004 Canberra, Australia Clay Australia Evie Dominikovic 1-6, 6-3, 7-5

Doubles: 5 (3-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 3 September 2001 Petange, Luxembourg Clay Belgium Elke Clijsters Belarus Natallia Dziamidzenka
Netherlands Kika Hogendoorn
6-1, 6-3
Winner 2. 5 August 2002 Rebecq, Belgium Clay Belgium Elke Clijsters Belgium Leslie Butkiewicz
Netherlands Tessy van de Ven
3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 3. 6 March 2004 Warrnambool, Australia Grass Australia Casey Dellacqua New Zealand Eden Marama
New Zealand Paula Marama
3-6, 6-4, 2-6
Winner 4. 27 April 2004 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Clay South Africa Nicole Rencken Russia Raissa Gourevitch
Russia Ekaterina Kozhokina
6-1, 7-6(7-3)
Runner-up 5. 31 May 2004 Hilton Head Island, United States Hard Tanner Cochran Cory Ann Avants
Uzbekistan Varvara Lepchenko
2-6, 6-3, 3-6

References

  1. ^ "Career journey for former tennis pro Jaslyn Hewitt". The Daily Telegraph. 16 February 2013. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Jasyln a hit on court". Singleton Argus. 5 March 2016. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Hewitt and Welford earn wildcards". The Sydney Morning Herald. 24 December 2004. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Sister's ex knocks Lleyton Hewitt out of Malaysian Open". Courier Mail. 30 September 2009. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Lleyton's sister's sorrow: Hewitt family feud". Woman's Day. nowtolove.com.au. 22 August 2011. Retrieved 2018.

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