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Lleyton Hewitt rallies past Michael Russell in Queen's first round

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Lleyton Hewitt came back to defeat Michael Russell 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the first round at the Queen's Club.

LONDON (AP) -- Former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt rallied past Michael Russell of the United States 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the first round at the Queen's Club on Monday.

The Australian has won this Wimbledon tuneup four times as well as the 2001 U.S. Open and 2002 Wimbledon. He has now won 111 matches on grass. Roger Federer leads among current players with 112.

Hewitt sent a forehand into the net to drop the opening set. He ran away with the second set after saving six break points in the second game to lead 2-0. After an early exchange of breaks in the decider, Hewitt broke to lead 5-3.

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