Hewitt Beats Sampras at Queens

Sunday, June 18th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

LONDON (AP) — Australian Lleyton Hewitt beat six-time Wimbledon champion Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-4 Sunday to win the Queen's Club grasscourt tournament.

The 19-year-old Hewitt, who beat Sampras for the first time in four meetings, defeated the defending tournament champion with a strong return game.

Hewitt, who won his fourth title of the season, also had nine aces to five for Sampras in this traditional warmup for Wimbledon.