COMMACK, N.Y. (AP) - Lleyton Hewitt tuned up for the U.S. Open by defeating Luis Horna of Peru 6-3, 6-1 on Sunday in the TD Waterhouse Cup final for his second straight ATP title.
Hewitt, seeded second and playing as a wild card, won 20 of 22 first-serve points. Horna, seeded ninth and seeking his first ATP title, committed 32 unforced errors.
Hewitt, the 2001 U.S. Open champion, closed the match with his 12th ace.
"My game has come together well, and I'm ready for the Open,'' Hewitt said. "I know what it takes since I already won it. It's going to be incredible. Seven five-set matches. I am anxious to get going.''
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