Lleyton Hewitt vs Mikhail Youzhny Preview

Updated: September 3, 2013

Lleyton Hewitt  easily defeated Evgeny Donskoy in his previous match 6-3 7-6  3-6 6-1 at the 2013 US Open. The 66th Australian played really well and forced Donskoy to commit multiple unforced errors. Hewitt is in great form and still carrying the momentum after his huge upset over Juan Martin Del Potro which stunned everyone around the world. Hewitt is showing flashes of  oh his past and really is enjoying his performance at the tournament. He will now have a tough challenge in the fourth as he will meet 24th ranked Mikhail Youzhny  who beat Tommy Haas in his previous match 6-3 6-2 2-6 6-3. However, Youzhny has struggled against Hewitt as he has lost five of the six matches they have played against each other. The last time they played against each other was last year at the tournament in Cincinnati where Lleyton Hewitt won in straight sets 6-4 6-4.  Furthermore, Hewitt has ad a better year on hard court as he is 11-6 while Youzhny is 9-7 on the surface. Hewitt is playing with a lot of confidence and has dominated Youzhny throughout his career. He should be able to win the match and continue his surprising run at the 2013 Us Open.

Thus,the prediction and pick for Lleyton Hewitt vs Mikhail Youzhny for 2013 US Open is:

Lleyton Hewitt to win 3-1 in four sets

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