Hewitt wins opener at TD Waterhouse Cup

August 25, 2004 10:43 AM

Former U.S. Open and Wimbledon champion Lleyton Hewitt defeated Olivier Mutis, 7-6 (3), 6-1, in the opening round of the TD Waterhouse Cup Tuesday night.

Hewitt, seeded No. 2, boosted his record to 49-13. The Australian, who won the Leggs Mason Classic last week, has won 50 or more matches in three of the last four years.