Lleyton Hewitt's brilliant career as a professional tennis player came to a close last night, but his amazing list of achievements will never be forgotten.

Career stats:

Born: 24-02-1981

Turned pro: 1998

Career prize money: $US20,777, 156

Career singles record: 616 wins - 262 losses

Career titles: 30

Highest ranking: World No.1

Grand Slam titles: 2 (US Open 2001, Wimbledon 2002)

Career doubles record: 122-93

Highest ranking: 18

Career title: 3

Grand slam titles: 1 (US Open 2001)

Davis Cup titles: 2 (1999, 2003)

Career achievements:

  • Youngest ever world No.1: Hewitt became game's youngest ever world No.1 at just 20 years and nine months old.
  • Youngest Grand slam doubles champion: Hewitt became the youngest doubles player to win a Grand Slam title at just 19 years and six months old when he partnered Max Mirnyi at the 2000 US Open.
  • Most Davis Cup wins for Australia: Hewitt played 72 Davis Cup matches and won 54 of them, the most Davis Cup wins of any Australian player.
  • Most Australian Open appearances: Hewitt made 20 appearances at the Australian Open, the most of any player in the history of the game
  • Third most appearances at Grand Slam level: Hewitt made a total of 67 Grand Slam appearances, behind only Roger Federer and Fabrice Santoro